Electrolier of five lights

This example of a very early fitting made specifically for electricity has been identified in the Osler pattern books.

Details

Medium:
Brass, gilt & cut glass
Dimensions:
127 cm
Art Fund grant:
£2,250 ( Total: £9,000)
Acquired in:
1993
Vendor:
Thomas Coulborn & Sons

It is not as ostentatious as many of Osler's productions and may have been intended to hang in a stairwell.

Provenance

Sotheby's with Thomas Coulborn & Sons, Sutton Coldfield.

Venue details

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, Chamberlain Square, Birmingham West Midlands B3 3DH 0121 348 8000 www.birminghammuseums.org.uk

Entry details

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