Price range: £50,000-£100,000     REF No. 442001me

A PAIR OF GEORGE III WALL LIGHTS ATTRIBUTED TO PARKER AND PERRY

A fine pair of early 19th century cut glass and ormolu two light wall lights. The central stem with cut glass ‘pineapple’ finial above two tiers of curved ormolu branches hung with cut glass drops and twin swags with cut glass connecting with curved, facetted candle arms with cut glass nozzles and ormolu beads. The stem terminating in cut glass and ormolu finial.

Note: The arm pattern with short inner curve and extended outer curve is unique to Parker and Perry. Similar examples of the unusual curved ormolu arms simulating palm fronds can be found on lights by Parker and Perry in ‘The English Glass Chandelier’, by Martin Mortimer.

English, circa 1800

Height: 28 in; 71 cm
Width: 21 in; 53 ½ cm
Depth: 12 ½ in; 32 cm


Literature:
Martin Mortimer, ‘The English Glass Chandelier’, London, 2000, p.18, colour plate 9, p.106, plate 53.