Pair of three-branch gilded & black-bronzed Colza Oil Chandeliers

Pair of three-branch gilded & black-bronzed Colza Oil Chandeliers

Pair of three-branch gilded & black-bronzed Colza Oil Chandeliers

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Pair of three-branch gilded & black-bronzed Colza Oil Chandeliers:
the centre garlanded urn with small male mask at base of handles; the three leaf-cast branches bearing frosted shades; suspended on three chains from ladies’ masks to top leafy crown with fruiting bud finials. English, circa 1830, restored, with later shades.

Height:22"-56.0cm
Width:20"-51.0cm
Glossary Words

colza oil

A non-drying, yellow oil with little odour, obtained from the seeds of brassica campestris. In the Regency period, this was burned to provide light. See Argand.

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