A HIGHLY IMPORTANT PAIR OF ENGLISH GEORGE III PERIOD WALL LIGHTS

REF: FA491

£ POA

A highly important pair of George III cut glass ormolu mounted wall lights the central diamond and slice cut shaft surmounted by two gilt fountain sprays hung with ormolu capped icicle drops and flat back spangles the shaft terminating with a diamond cut pinecone the main receiver plate supporting two candle arms with drop hung multi-spike drip pans and urn shaped candle nozzles the lower diamond cut pinecone surmounted by a diamond cut container with knurled ring the wall- light supported on a round back plate.

  • Height 75 cm / 29 "
  • Width 55 cm / 21 "
  • Depth 21.5 cm / 8 "
  • Period 1800-1849
  • Year 1805
  • Country England
  • Literature For similar wall-lights see page 18 plate 9 The English Glass Chandelier By Martin Mortimer
  • EXHIBITIONS Another pair in the Metropolitan Museum of Art New York
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