Rise and Fall Hanging Light with opaline glass shade

Rise and Fall Hanging Light with opaline glass shade

Rise and Fall Hanging Light with opaline glass shade

2932

Rise and Fall Hanging Light with opaline glass shade:
the honey-combed glass shade with frilled edge and graduated colour, on gilded brass gallery with counterbalance weight. (Height is as shown in photo.)
See second shade available: 2931

Height:34"-86.5cm
Width:8"-21.5cm
Glossary Words

opaline

Fine semi-opaque, white and coloured glass, developed by the French in the first half of the 19th century, with a translucent quality.

Art Nouveau

Late 19th and early 20th Century style originating in France and Belgium. Its influence spread all over Europe and America through periodicals like the Studio magazine. Typical characteristics were the whiplash, stylised swirling flower and plant motifs, female forms and sometimes sinister-looking insects. See Gallé, Lalique, Daum..

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