Classical 8-Lt Gasolier

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Circa 1840
Attributed to Cornelius and Company

Attributed to Cornelius and Company, this splendid gasolier is one of the finest American fixtures of the era. In a stunning silver-gilt finish, a waterfall of coffin-shaped cut glass prisms is suspended by four graduated blown and cut glass pans. The eight arms feature foliate ornamentation with blown and cut glass pans. The base is adorned with a beautiful blown and cut glass finial.

Bronze, brass, and glass
Height: 55” Diameter: 38”

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