AN HIGHLY IMPORTANT CONTINENTAL CUT GLASS CHANDELIER OF FINEST QUALITY

An highly important continental cut glass eight light chandelier of the finest quality the multi-baluster shaft centered by a one piece urn this supporting a drop hung canopy terminating with a baluster shaped shaft piece the main receiver plate supporting eight slip over candle arms suspending round finials and oval drapery terminating with petal edged slip over drip pans and glass save-all’s these candle arms are separated by eight upper kick arms suspending pear shaped finials and oval drapery terminating with drop hung canopy’s and notched triangularly spires the receiver bowl surmounted by an egg shaped shaft piece and drop hung canopy terminating with a diamond cut finial the chandelier is of the finest quality throughout and of extremely rare size.

 

Dutch circa 1780

 

Height 72in (183cm)

 

Width 40in (101.5cm)

 

Chandeliers of this design where mostly made in England but some continental examples do excised but are extremely rare this chandelier until recently hanging in a castle in Belgium Two similar examples in a private collection in Ireland.

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Item Code: FA189