Description & Technical information

The design of these charming girandoles corresponds in virtually every detail to a design by Thomas Johnson published in the 1750’s.  The mirror plates are 18th century replacements.

Date:  1765
Period:  1750-1850, 18th century
Origin:  England
Medium: Giltwood
Dimensions: 114.5 x 45 x 35.5 cm (45¹/₈ x 17³/₄ x 14 inches)
Provenance: Private collection, Surrey, England.
Literature: Thomas Johnson, ‘Collection of Designs,’ London 1758, pl. 48.
Helena Hayward, ‘Thomas Johnson and the English Rococo’, London 1964, pl. 123.

Categories: Furniture