A George III Adam Period Cut Glass 12 Light Chandelier

Height: 60" 152.5cm
Diameter: 39" 99cm
Origination: English
Circa: 1780

The multi baluster shaped shaft centred by a flute and diamond cut urn which is surmounted by a drop hung scalloped edged canopy. The two tiers of hexagonally slice cut candle arms each with rounded scalloped-edged drip- pans and candle nozzles. These with ormolu save-alls. The candle arms issuing from a ormolu lined cut glass receiver bowl which is surmounted by a drop hung canopy and a pinecone finial. The chandelier, which is attributed to William Parker, is draped with pear shaped chain and finial drops and is of the finest quality.

Bought by Sir Michael Sobell from Partridge on 22 November 1961for £2,000
The Collection of Sir Michael Sobell sold Christie’s London 23 June 1994 lot 22