AN EXTREMELY RARE GEORGE II CHANDELIER ATTRIBUTED TO COLEBRON HANCOCK
The baluster and sphere shaped stem unusually of mould-blown reticulated form the lower corrinsponing receiver container and receiver plate supporting six plain one piece candle arms arrange on two levels.
English Circa 1730-1740
Provenance With Nesle Inc New York
Chandeliers of this mould-blown form are extremely rare please see examples below.
See page 242 The Golden Age of English Glass 1650-1775 by Dwight P. Lanmon FSA A Lead Glass Chandelier with solid arms and Mould-blown Reticulated stem ( John H Bryan collection Chicago, IL)
Fileman Antiques, Hotspur Ltd.
See page 11 plate 2 The English Glass Chandelier By Martin Mortimer. One of a set of chandeliers formerly hanging at the Lincoln Assembly rooms. This example now at the City Art Museum, St Louis Missouri.
Also see page 113 plate 58 ,The English Glass Chandelier By Martin Mortimer.
The plate shows Colebron Hancock's trade card courtesy of the (Museum of London)
This illustrates two chandeliers, one of plain form with one piece arms arranged on two levels.
Item Code: FA665