Description & Technical information

William Parker supplied a similar pair of candelabra to the Duke of Devonshire for Chatsworth, Derbyshire. A diagram by Parker for a comparable type of candelabra is in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. The two small canopies each have a hairline crack; one top and one small canopy have been re-spiked.

Date:  circa 1765
Period:  George III
Origin:  English
Medium: Glass
Dimensions: 72 x 38 x 26.5 cm (28³/₈ x 15 x 10³/₈ inches)
Literature: Martin Mortimer, The English Glass Chandelier, 2000, p. 100, pl. 46.
Categories: Furniture