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Large Chandelier

1951.199 (RS159190)

Description

Large chandelier with three main sections; top section has six arms with leaf pattern and hooks to suspend beaded chains and crystal drops; the middle section has a large cone shaped piece below a six-spoke wheel to suspend long beaded chains to the lower section; the lower section has three tiers of six arms each, each arm ends with a candle-shaped light fixture. Between the various tiers and arms, lengths of beaded chain and crystal drops are suspended. Originally gas, then electrified.

Details

Maker
unknown
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
43 x 30 (HxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1951.199
Credit Line
Gift of the children of Arthur and Susan Cabot Lyman
GUSN
257970

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