Price range: £100,000 +     REF No. 4491421

A GEORGE III CUT GLASS EIGHT LIGHT CHANDELIER

A fine late 18th century Adam period cut glass eight light chandelier. The central baluster stem having canopy tops hung with swags of cut glass drops and cut glass bowl issuing eight curved arms with faceted finials interspersed by eight ‘S’ shaped candle arms with cut glass drip pans and nozzles having further canopy below terminating in chained ball finial, all profusely hung with cut glass swags and drops.

English, circa 1780

Height: 5 ft 2 in; 157.5 cm
Width: 2 ft 10 in; 86.5 cm


Literature:
M. Mortimer, ‘The English Glass Chandelier’, London, 2000, p.17; a chandelier of very similar design.