I've recently come across TWO blog posts about them - Apartment Therapy has one up today; and Design Sponge has one from 2013.
This chandelier is Italian "Tole" (/toe-lə/), and refers to ornate fixtures usually painted, gilded, or shellac'd (to prevent rust on metal fixtures) - and also refers to similarly-painted tin trays and other metal or wood objects. They're often brightly colored:
Or painted in gold, or darker metal tones:
|(from http://www.frankie.com.au/, via Apartment Therapy)|
Squee! I have to admit, I don't like the colored ones; but I LOVE the white and gold finishes I've seen. and I adore my gold bathroom chandelier. :)