Description & Technical information

Note: The cut glass has minor repairs, and one drip pan has been replaced.
William Parker produced this model in several variants using either Wedgwood or glass bodies for the pedestals.
This cobalt blue glass version with fine gold decoration applied to the delicate cut glass body is particularly striking.
An assembly drawing by William Parker for this model of candelabrum is in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.

Date:  1790
Period:  George III, Late 18th century
Medium: Glass
Dimensions: 74 x 40.5 x 30.5 cm (29¹/₈ x 16 x 12 inches)
Literature: Martin Mortimer, The English Glass Chandelier, London 2000, p. 98, plate 44.
Categories: Furniture