Large Sputnik Sculpture

Price: $4,500.00 Members: $4,050.00

In-Stock

Item: 10065294

Description

Large Sputnik Sculpture
 
The Met’s starburst chandeliers are one of the best-loved features of the opera house. Dubbed Sputniks after the Russian spacecraft, they were a gift from the Austrian government upon the opening of the Met’s Lincoln Center location in 1966.
 
Each Sputnik ornamental sculpture is unique and hand crafted by Lobmeyr, the original designer of the chandeliers hanging throughout the Metropolitan Opera.
 
Each one is slightly different. Please allow us to select one for you.
 
A Met Opera Shop Exclusive

  • Swarovski crystals
  • Black wood ball center
  • Approx. 12” W x 13” H
  • Handcrafted in Vienna


Read More

History

Sputniks

The Metropolitan Opera’s starburst chandeliers have been a beloved fixture of the opera house at Lincoln Center since it opened in 1966.  Dubbed “sputniks” after the Russian spacecraft, they reflect light brilliantly through clusters of Swarovski crystals.

starstarstarstarstar Write the first review

No reviews have been written for this product.
Be the first one!  – Write a Review


(0) CART 212.501.3482
Discover Special Savings in Every Category - Shop Now Discover Special Savings in Every Category - Shop Now

Stay in the Loop

Don't miss out on new arrivals, exclusive sales, special events, and more.

close (X)