Three-light Girandoles

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Circa 1850
Attributed to Cornelius & Company

This fantastic pair of three-light girandoles in the Lyre pattern is quite elegant. With a beautiful two-tone gilt-lacquered finish, these are adorned with fine coffin-shaped prisms and thick marble bases.

Reference: Bacot, H. Parrott. Nineteenth Century Lighting, Candle-powered Devices: 1783-1883. Westchester, Pennsylvania: Schiffer Publishing Ltd., 1987. Page160, 227.

Brass, bronze, and glass
Height: 18” Width: 18 ½” Depth: 4 ½”

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