Pair of Georgian Irish Lustre Candlesticks with spiral urn

Pair of Georgian Irish Lustre Candlesticks with spiral urn

Pair of Georgian Irish Lustre Candlesticks with spiral urn

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Pair of Georgian Irish Lustre Candlesticks with spiral urn: with petal-cut candle cups and pans dressed with chain-pears and ‘pear’ pendants; with diamond-cut and fluted spiral urns; the square feet with ‘lemon-squeeze’ bases. Circa 1780, with some wear, and polishing to bases.

Height:11"-28.0cm
Width:5"-14.0cm

Georgian

Covers the reigns of the four King Georges of England between 1714 and 1830. Simplicity, harmony, symmetry and airiness were characteristic of the period, which overlaps with Regency. See Adam's style.

'chain-pear' prism

A particularly elegant 18th century cut-glass prism, found on Irish style chandeliers and wall- lights; copied by Osler and others in the late 19th century.

English 'pear' pendant

Pear-shaped cut-glass pendant with a facetted front and pointed star back.

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