Early 18th Century Dutch patinated brass Chandelier with reflectors
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Early 18th Century Dutch patinated brass Chandelier with reflectors

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Early 18th Century Dutch patinated brass Chandelier with reflectors:
with domed reflectors on a baluster stem above the centre sphere, bearing scrolling arms with candle cups and pans.

Height: 13½" - 34.5cm
Width: 16½" - 42.0cm
Glossary Words

Dutch

Style of brass chandelier dating from the 17th century, the main features being a baluster stem, S-shaped branches and a reflective sphere, sometimes with up to four tiers of candle branches. It features frequently in paintings of 17th century Dutch interiors. Amusingly, in Holland, this style is known as English! In the U.S.A. it is commonly referred to as Williamsburg.

baluster

A term used to describe the stems of chandeliers, meaning shaped like a balustrade; curvaceous, with a series of urns.

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