Gilded bronze and cut glass ‘Basket’ Hanging Light

Gilded bronze and cut glass ‘Basket’ Hanging Light

Gilded bronze and cut glass ‘Basket’ Hanging Light

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Gilded bronze and cut glass ‘Basket’ Hanging Light:
with finely graduated chains of glass prisms suspended from double
gilded mount of reed-and-ribbon design, with ornamental stirrup and
gilded tassel finial. Circa 1910 and restored.
The mount designed so that it can be a plafonnier.

Height:8"-20.0cm
Width:8"-20.0cm
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.

gilded, gilt

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

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