AN EXTREMELY RARE ENGLISH REGENCY PERIOD ANTIQUE CHANDELIER OF UNUSUAL DESIGN

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Object Description

An extremely rare English regency period twelve-light cut glass and ormolu mounted chandelier of the finest quality the shaft centered by a tapered slice and diamond cut stem piece surmounted by a drop hung ormolu palm tree spray this supporting tapered slice and diamond cut stem piece the shaft terminating with ormolu leaf decorated pan the main drop hung double ring decorated with flower heads anthemion and supporting twelve six sided candle arms with drop hung drip pans and slice cut candle nozzles the main ring also supporting a basket of half back chain pear shaped drop terminating with a leaf chased ormolu ring and lapidary cut finial.

Object Literature

For similar chandelier see Martin Mortimer, The English Glass Chandelier, Plate 70 the chandelier now at 1 Royal Crescent Bath headquarters of the Bath Preservation Trust. It embodies some of the design principles of the Penton &co drawing, (plate 69) This Chandelier is similar to the model that was in the collection of HRH the late Duke of Kent.

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