American 19th Century 3 Arm Gas Chandelier

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An important American Gasolier in the Egyptian Revival Style, that has never been electrifed, with original period acid etched globes, with a central Sandwich Glass globe in the Egyptian taste, Fixtures similar to this have been seen in American Interior Paintings which show a chandelier hanging over a center table, with the family pulling the lamp down by the brass ball finial to lower and read under the light in the evening, fixtures with this type of pulley system are most rare, shown below is the interior of a Vanderbilt home in NY
This is one example of 19thC American Victorian Lighting from our extensive collection, please inquire how to see more lighting
Details
Of the Period
Victorian
Place of Origin
United States
Date of Manufacture
1870
Period
19th Century
Materials and Techniques
Metal
Brass
Glass
Other Characteristics
metal, brass, glass
Condition
Excellent. All original, never electrified, but buyer could wire it. .
Dimensions
56 in. H
142 cm H
Diameter
24
Dealer Location
Long Island, NY
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
U1209249273109
1stdibs Dealer since 2012 | Located in Long Island, NY
Joan Bogart Antiques
By Appointment on Long Island
joanbogart@yahoo.com
Long Island NY 11561
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