A Six-Light Gasolier

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Circa 1845
Attributed to Cornelius & Company

This fantastic gasolier features ornaments associated with the Cornelius family of lighting manufacturers. The chains are adorned with winged cherubs. The vasiform standard, pan, and arms bear floral, foliate, fruit and icicle details. Retaining the period two-tone gilt finish, this is a premier example of American gas lighting.

Brass and glass
Height: 48” Diameter: 32”

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