Chandelier by Unknown Artist

This 42-light chandelier is of cut glass mounted on a gilt brass frame.

Details

Medium:
Glass
Art Fund grant:
£200 ( Total: £400)
Acquired in:
1959
Vendor:
F M Ellis

The cut drops are either of facetted pear or octagonal shape. From a gilt metal finial a shower of drops falls to the tier of lights, which are arranged in four groups on scrolling branches. Below the lights sit two tiers of pear-shaped drops.

Provenance

Earl Fitzwilliam, Wentworth Woodhouse, Yorkshire.

Venue details

The Bowes Museum Newgate, BARNARD CASTLE County Durham DL12 8NP 01833 690606 www.thebowesmuseum.org.uk

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £10.50)

Mon – Sun, 10am – 5pm

Closed 25, 26 Dec and 1 Jan

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