English Parcel Gilt Green Glass Chandelier for Islami or Moghul Indian Market

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This extraordinary Victorian period chandelier crafted from green and white overlay glass in the Bohemian fashion, features parcel-gilt green hurricane shaped shades and twelve candles.  It dates from the last quarter of the nineteenth century and has been attributed to F.&C. Osler of Birmingham, England, and was designed for the Middle Eastern and/or Indian Moghul market..  Measures 35.5" across and 52" tall.   Condition is very good.  There is some wear  the gilt decorations, a few missing and unmatched crystal pendants, minor losses and may have minor cracks or restorations.  May be electrified with addition of modern sockets and wiring.  Literature: J. S. Spillman, European Glass Furnishings for Eastern Palaces, The Corning Museum of Glass, New York, 2006, 'F. & C. Osler', pp. 50-93.

Item Details

Reference #:
ha-1495
Quantity
1
Category
Furniture & Furnishings
Department
Antiques (approx100yrs)
Year
c1875
Dimensions
(Width x Height X Depth)
35.50 x 52.00 x 35.50
Weight
Unknown
Condition
Excellent
Material
Glass