Description & Technical information

A massive pair of George III ormolu mounted cut glass seven light wall chandeliers attributed to William Parker
This is the only pair of wall chandeliers of this type that is known so far.
Note: The wall lights retain virtually all their original components with some period replacements.

Date:  1780
Period:  1750-1850, 18th century
Origin:  England
Medium: Glass
Dimensions: 143.5 x 75 x 33.5 cm (56¹/₂ x 29¹/₂ x 13¹/₄ inches)
Provenance: Nestlé Inc., New York, USA.
Private collection, USA.
Christie’s, New York, 1990.
Fileman Antiques Ltd., West Sussex, England.
Jeremy Ltd., London, England.
Private collection, New York, USA.
Literature: Illustrated:
H. Parrott Bacot, Nineteenth Century Lighting - Candle Powered Devices 1783-1883, 1987, p. 233, illus. 334.
Categories: Furniture