Large Chandelier

Collection Type

  • Lighting

GUSN

GUSN-257970

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

Descriptive Terms

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Lighting Device

Dimensions

43 x 30 (HxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the children of Arthur and Susan Cabot Lyman

Accession Number

1951.199