Ten candle branch cut glass Chandelier with ‘sunray’ dish
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Ten candle branch cut glass Chandelier with ‘sunray’ dish

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Ten candle branch cut glass Chandelier with ‘sunray’ dish:
with baluster stem and eight carved glass branches bearing flower cups and petal-edged pans; dressed with tapered pendants with spear ends and a pointed finial.
Possibly Baccarat, circa 1860-80 and restored.

Height: 29" - 74cm
Width: 33" - 84cm
Glossary Words

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.

Baccarat

French glass manufacturer founded in 1764 during the reign of Louis XV. Centred in Paris, they made fabulous chandeliers and table glass for royalty, and are still producing high quality glassware today.

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