A Gilt Wood Chandelier in the Chinese Chippendale Manner
A Gilt Wood Chandelier in the Chinese Chippendale Manner
A Gilt Wood Chandelier in the Chinese Chippendale Manner
A Gilt Wood Chandelier in the Chinese Chippendale Manner
A Gilt Wood Chandelier in the Chinese Chippendale Manner

In the manner of THOMAS CHIPPENDALE (1718-1779)

A Gilt Wood Chandelier in the Chinese Chippendale Manner

c. 1900 England

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An Exquisite Chandelier in the Chinese Chippendale Manner

The whole in carved and gilt wood, the eight arms, adorned with resting Ho-Ho birds emanate from a central octagonal cage, with Chinese fretwork, and a large carved Ho-Ho bird inside; atop, pendant shaped bells: the inverted bowl form base having pierced Gothic fretwork; with a complex bud terminal. The top is of hemispherical form with Gothic piercings, with exotic sprouting tendrils. Bearing similarities to the Chinese Chippendale chandelier shown in The Cabinet Makers Directory of 1756. 
Circa 1900
Excellent; fully electrified.
A very similar chandelier is in the possession of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, and was exhibited at the Royal Pavilion Brighton.
Dimensions
Height 54.00 inch (137.16 cm)
Diameter 35.50 inch (90.17 cm)
Stock Code
9014
Medium
giltwood, gilt, wood
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