AN IMPORTANT REGENCY PERIOD CHANDELIER BY JOHN BLADES
An important regency period ormolu mounted cut-glass eight light chandelier by John Blades the main drop hung double band supporting scallop edged drip pans and diamond cut candle nozzles, the main shaft formed as a urn made up from granulated spangles this urn surmounted by another double band supporting drop hung eagle headed crooks, the chandelier with a classic basket of spangles below the main double band and terminating with a lapidary cut finial, the chandelier hung with flat back spangles and faceted icicle drops.
- Height 111.5 cm / 44"
- Width 66 cm / 26 "
- Period 1800-1849
- Year 1815
- Country England
- Literature For more information on John Blades see Chapter Eleven The English Glass Chandelier by Martin Mortimer Similar example can be seen in the Metropolitan museum of art New York.
- Collections Lot 169 sale 7627 at Christies Dealing in Excellence a celebration of Hotspur and Jeremy.
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