The shaft centred by a two piece pineapple urn this surmounted by baluster shaped shaft piece and cascading drop hung van dyke canopy the chandelier terminating with raised diamond cut and pillared pineapple.
The corresponding container with internal arm plate this supporting twelve upper arms with van dyke canopies and triangular spires these alternated with notched cut candle arm these surmounted by van dyke drip pan and candle nozzles the chandelier profusely draped with half back round and pear shaped drops.
Literature: Arbury Hall Nuneaton see Colour plate 7 page 16 The English Glass Chandelier by Martin Mortimer.
Provenance: Private collection Ireland
Exhibitions: Chandeliers of this elaborate size and quality are exceptional rare with only a handful of examples in existence.
Kingston Lacy, Dorset
Arbury Hall, Nuneaton
Harewood House, Yorkshire