Gilt Bronze Six Arm Chandelier

REF: 6122

Gilt Bronze Six Arm Chandelier

REF: 6122

An attractive and unusual cut glass and gilt bronze six arm Chandelier, the base section with tiered swags and drops, the centre section shaped and with fine matching pendant drops.

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  • Height 91.44 cm / 36 14"
  • Width 60.96 cm / 24 14"
  • Depth 60.96 cm / 24 14"

Category

  • Period 1900-1949
  • Year c. 1900
  • Country England
  • Provenance In the mid-19th century, as gas lighting caught on, branched ceiling fixtures called gasoliers (a portmanteau of gas and chandelier) were produced, and many candle chandeliers were converted. By the 1890s, with the appearance of electric light, some chandeliers used both gas and electricity. As distribution of electricity widened, and supplies became dependable, electric-only chandeliers became standard