Chandelier

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1850-1880

GUSN

GUSN-257968

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

Descriptive Terms

chandeliers (hanging lights)
copper alloy
crystal (lead glass)
glass (material)
electric wiring
Chandelier

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

41 1/2 x 17 1/2 (HxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the children of Arthur and Susan Cabot Lyman

Accession Number

1951.198