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 centred 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.
- Height 183 cm / 72 "
- Width 102 cm / 40 "
- Period 1750-1799
- Year 1780
- Country Netherlands
- Collections Chandeliers of this design where mostly made in England but some continental examples do exist but are extremely rare. This chandelier until recently was hanging in a castle in Belgium. Two similar examples in a private collection in Ireland
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