A HIGHLY IMPORTANT PAIR OF ENGLISH GEORGE III PERIOD WALL LIGHTS

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.

 

English circa 1805

 

Height 29 1/2in (75cm)

 

Width 21 5/8 in (55cm)

 

Depth 8 1/2in (21.5cm)

 

For similar wall-lights see page 18 plate 9 The English Glass Chandelier
By Martin Mortimer
Another pair in the Metropolitan Museum of Art New York .

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Item Code: FA491