Very large George II nine branch polished brass Chandelier

Very large George II nine branch polished brass Chandelier

Very large George II nine branch polished brass Chandelier

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Very large George II nine branch polished brass Chandelier:
the central baluster stem with top flambeau finial and lower free swinging loop; nine scrolling branches with square knop detail and peg fitting.
Circa 1745, polished and lacquered.

Height:39"-99.0cm
Width:41"-105.5cm
Glossary Words

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.

Dutch

Style of brass chandelier dating from the 17th century, the main features being a baluster stem, S-shaped branches and a reflective sphere, sometimes with up to four tiers of candle branches. It features frequently in paintings of 17th century Dutch interiors. Amusingly, in Holland, this style is known as English! In the U.S.A. it is commonly referred to as Williamsburg.

Williamsburg

American name for the chandelier style we call Dutch.

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