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

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.


Earl Fitzwilliam, Wentworth Woodhouse, Yorkshire.

The Bowes Museum

Newgate, Barnard Castle, County Durham, DL12 8NP
01833 690606

Opening times

Mon – Sun, 10am – 5pm Closed 25, 26 Dec and 1 Jan

Exhibitions at The Bowes Museum

Back to top