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Glass girandole

1976.166.1 (RS193160)

Description

Glass girandole with two arms. Cut glass bobeche has nine suspended drops. Right arm has a single drop attached to the bottom edge of the bobeche [drop missing from the left arm]. Split beaded chains with large drop at one end run from each bobeche up to a glass dome hung with four drops. Flattened molded glass finial. Rectangular base with cut glass sides. Metal plate supports arms and center shaft. Metal appears to be silvered or tinned copper alloy.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1890
Inscriptions
"9" (stamped)
"10" (stamped)
Material
cut glass
glass (material)
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
cut glass
Girandole
girandoles (candleholders)
glass (material)
Dimensions
25 3/8 x 15 x 4 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1976.166.1
GUSN
290814

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