French balloon-style Chandelier with fringe of ‘icicle’ pendants

French balloon-style Chandelier with fringe of ‘icicle’ pendants

French balloon-style Chandelier with fringe of ‘icicle’ pendants

1964

French balloon-style Chandelier with fringe of ‘icicle’ pendants:
dressed with cut-glass graduated chains of oval prisms; the silver-plated frame decorated with facet-cut beads.
Circa 1920 and restored.

Height:25"-63.5cm
Width:15"-38.0cm
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.

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