Swedish style four branch gilt bronze and cut glass Chandelier
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Swedish style four branch gilt bronze and cut glass Chandelier

1814

Swedish style four branch gilt bronze and cut glass Chandelier: the gilded frame with semi-circular supports and three diminishing tiers above; dressed overall with cut-glass oval prisms and ‘icicle’ pendants. Restored and wired with inner splay of lights.

Height: 22" - 56.0cm
Width: 12½" - 32.0cm
Glossary Words

'oval' prism

Named for its shape; this facet-cut glass prism is often used in graduated chains. Originally French, from the mid-18th century, they were made right the way through to the modern day. A thinner variety is also used on Swedish chandeliers.

'icicle' pendant

Tapered cut-glass pendant with multi-facetted cutting, in the shape of an icicle.

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