Description & Technical information

The mirror plates are 18th century replacements. The design for these enormous girandoles derives from plate CLX of Chippendale’s first edition of The Gentleman and Cabinet-maker’s Director, published in 1754.

Date:  1755
Period:  1750-1850, 18th century
Origin:  England
Medium: Carved giltwood
Dimensions: 162.5 x 101.5 x 30.5 cm (64 x 40 x 12 inches)
Literature: Thomas Chippendale, The Gentleman and Cabinet-maker’s Director, 1754, pl. CLX.
Categories: Furniture