A RARE PAIR OF GEORGE II ENGLISH CUT-GLASS CANDELABRA
A rare pair of George II English cut-glass two-light candelabra attributed to Christopher Haedy the diamond-cut bases with baluster stem and all in one containers these centred by triangularly notched spires these surmounted by a drop hung step cut scallop edged canopy and a star cut finial the container plates supporting a notched cut snake arm and two slip over candle arms unusual mounted with triangularly spires these arms with star cut slip over drop hung drip pans. The candelabra hung with notched cut kite shaped drops and lapidary cut wasted ball drops all if the finest quality.
English circa 1760
Height 22 1⁄2 in (57.2cm)
Width 17 1⁄2 in (44.4cm)
For similar candelabra see The English Glass Chandelier page 14 colour plate 5 George III playing cards with John Simeon by Johann Zoffany (1733-1810). On the chimney-piece is one of a pair of candelabra of known design, perhaps by Christopher Haedy.
For more information on Christopher Haedy see chapter seven The English Glass Chandelier by Martin Mortimer
Item Code: FA515