An extremely rare and possibly unique late 18th century cut glass Irish looking glass of enormous proportions retaining original mercury silvered mirror plate. The large central rectangular plate framed by eight smaller segments forming an oval divided by jewel cut cobalt blue and opaque glass.  The whole framed by an outer row of clear jewel cut crystal studs. 

Literature: Martin Mortimer, 'The Irish Mirror Chandelier', Country Life, 16 December 1971, pp.1741 &1742; six examples of a similar design illustrated.
Martin Mortimer, The English Glass Chandelier, 2000, p.163; a similar version.


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