Six branch gilt-lacquered and cut glass Scroll Chandelier
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Six branch gilt-lacquered and cut glass Scroll Chandelier

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Six branch gilt-lacquered and cut glass Scroll Chandelier:
with baluster stem and scrolling branches; the upper tri-form section of double C-scrolls with centre spire finial; dressed with variously shaped cut glass pendants, rosettes and flowers. Circa 1925 and restored.

Height: 27" - 69.0cm
Width: 30" - 76.0cm

gilded, gilt

A very thin layer of gold applied to brass or bronze.

cut glass

Often now referred to as 'crystal', the glass was blown and shaped, then passed to a specialist cutter, who would polish and cut patterns to enhance its brilliance.

baluster

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

finial

Ornament forming a finishing flourish.

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