AN EXTREMELY RARE SET OF FOUR ENGLISH EARLY VICTORIAN WALL-LIGHTS OF EXCEPTIONAL QUALITY AND SIZE BY F&C OSLER

An extremely rare early Victorian set of four five light cut glass silvered mounted wall-lights of exceptional quality the central slice cut shaft surmounted by unusual cross over diamond cut balls and glass covered fixing plates the upper ball supporting a flute cut container surmounted by five Sheppard's crooks which in turn are suspending chains of drapery the crook container centered by a trumpet shaped stem piece and a stopped in lapidary cut finial the main receiver plate supporting five notched cut candle arms arranged on three levels and terminating with drop hung scalloped drip pans and flat diamond cut thistle shaped candle nozzles the flute cut receiver bowl with scalloped edge is surmounted by a tapered lapidary cut finial the wall-lights are of exceptional quality throughout all hung with tapered lapidary cut ball drops unique to F&C OSLER (The Fixing Plates Stamped F&C OSLER)

 


English circa 1860

 

 

Height 54in (137.5cm)

 

 

Width 40in (101.5cm)

 

 

Depth 20in (51cm) 

 

 

Wall-lights of this quality and size are extremely rare
For information on F&C OSLER see Chapter fourteen
The English Glass Chandelier by Martin Mortimer
John P Smith Osler's Crystal for Royalty and Rajahs Mallet Ltd 1991

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Item Code: FA476