A RARE PAIR OF REGENCY SUNBURST CANDELABRA ATTRIBUTED TO APSLEY PELLET
A fabulous pair of ormolu mounted cut glass candelabra of Sunburst form attributed to Apsley Pellatt. The round stepped bases with diamond cut column surmounted with twin ormolu branches, carrying petal leaf drip pans and feather cut candle nozzles. The bases supporting finely chased ormolu leaf mounts and diamond discs, unusually mounted with ormolu motif of the sun king issuing a cut glass sunbursts.
- Height 44 cm / 17 1⁄2"
- Width 25 cm / 10"
- Period 1800-1849
- Year 1820
- Country England
- Provenance Private London Collection With Fileman Antiques With Adrian Alan Ltd Private Swiss Collection
- Literature Pellatt & Green 1803-1831 Prior to the setting up of Pellatt & Green , Apsley Pellatt operated a Glass Warehouse at 115 Newgate Street London it is probable that he was buying glass from and may have been involved in the Falcon Glasshouse with the Cox family from 1790 before he acquired total ownership with James Green in 1803. It is Obvious that the glasshouse was a success and from the start of 1809 a new showroom was opened in No 16 St Paul's Church Yard London also at 58 & 59 Baker Street Portman Square London. Two trade cards and a bill-head in Heal Collection and one trade card in Banks Collection both advertising Pellatt & Green Glass Makers to the King.
- Collections 1 candle Nozzle cracked
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