Description & Technical information

Because of their fragility, chandeliers from the 18th century rarely survive. We have taken great care in this case to preserve the original as much as possible, but five nozzles, four drip pans, two candle arms and the small canopy are of later date.

Date:  circa 1795
Period:  George III
Origin:  English
Medium: Glass
Dimensions: 180 x 96 cm (70⁷/₈ x 37³/₄ inches)
Provenance: Partridge Fine Arts Ltd., London, England.
Mallett & Son Ltd., London, England.
Private collection, England.
Literature: Illustrated: ‘Mallett Lighting’, catalogue, 2002, pp. 16-17.
Categories: Furniture