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Chandelier

1951.198 (RS159189)

Description

Chandelier with a lower section of six "c" curve arms terminating with brass cups. Brass cups hold six opaque glass sleeves resembling candlesticks that terminate with candelabra bulbs. Upper section has six thin scroll arms with no lights. Upper and lower section are conneted by bead chains and crystal drops. Originally gas, then electrified.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1880
Material
copper alloy
crystal (lead glass)
electric wiring
glass (material)
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
Chandelier
chandeliers (hanging lights)
copper alloy
crystal (lead glass)
electric wiring
glass (material)
Dimensions
41 1/2 x 17 1/2 (HxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1951.198
Credit Line
Gift of the children of Arthur and Susan Cabot Lyman
GUSN
257968

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