Description & Technical information

A large early 19th century carved giltwood four light girandole of unusual lyre shape with 19th century replaced mirror plate applied with crossed trumpets and staffs, having acanthus leaf carved sides and lion head paterae issuing four scroll candle arms with brass nozzles and cut glass drip pans above a pendent apron with acanthus leaf carving and crested by a further acanthus plume with a basket of fruit.

Period:  1750-1850, 19th century
Origin:  Italy
Medium: Giltwood
Dimensions: 176 x 114 x 38 cm (69¹/₄ x 44⁷/₈ x 15 inches)
Provenance: Corporate collection, Alabama, USA.
Categories: Furniture