Late 19th Century Chandelier

REF: 4048

Late 19th Century Chandelier

REF: 4048

An attractive six arm cut glass chandelier. The central bowl under a mushroom upper section with facet cut pendent drops and the lower section with button pendant stringing and large cut pear shaped drops.

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  • Height 99.06 cm / 39 14"
  • Diameter 81.28 cm / 32 14"

Category

  • Period 1900-1949
  • Year c. 1900
  • Country England
  • Provenance The earliest candle chandeliers were used by the wealthy in medieval times. They were generally wooden crosses, with spikes on which candles were secured. They were hoisted to a suitable height, hooked on a rope or chain.