Glass girandole

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1850-1890

GUSN

GUSN-17435

Description

Glass girandole with two arms. Cut glass bobeche has nine suspended drops. 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

Descriptive Terms

girandoles (candleholders)
Girandole

Inscription

"7" (stamped)
"8" (stamped)

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

23 3/8 x 15 x 4 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1976.166.2