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Large cut crystal and cast glass chandelier (electrified), circa 1840s

Large cut crystal and cast glass chandelier (electrified), circa 1840s
Item# 2855
$3,600.00
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Large cut crystal and cast glass chandelier (electrified), circa 1840s
Spectacular and elegant antique 1840s cast glass and cut crystal chandelier. Its incredible beauty is difficult to capture in photographs.
- All original (except for replacement vintage ceiling canopy and chain, some antique replacement crystals and several new crystals)
- Chandelier was drilled and electrified long ago
- Very good condition (tip chips and edge chips on some prisms)
- 48" long (could be shortened by removing top column), 26" wide, 5" ceiling canopy
- No switch on fixture (uses wall switch)
- Circa 1840s
- Fixture has been rewired, and includes a new ground wire
- This light is ready to install, and will attach to electrical box with a screw collar loop, pipe, and mounting bracket, which are included

- 40-watt maximum standard light bulbs recommended; will also accommodate some low-watt energy efficient bulbs
- Light bulbs shown in photos not included
- We recommend that all lighting be installed by a licensed electrician

(Note that photos are a bit dark to fully capture glass elements.)

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