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Chandelier

Chandelier

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1760-65 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Blown colourless glass, cut and assembled on a metal frame

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Major W.H. Mulville

  • Museum number:

    C.5:1-1931

  • Gallery location:

    Glass, Room 131, case EXP []

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1760-65 (made)

Materials and Techniques

Blown colourless glass, cut and assembled on a metal frame

Object history note

This chandelier was presented to the Thomastown Chapel, County Kilkenny, Ireland, by Sir John Power, late in the 18th century. It was taken down during the 19th century and subsequently bought by Major W.H. Mulville, who gave it to the Museum in 1931

Descriptive line

Thomastown chandelier, cut glass, England 1760-65

glass drip pan with attached drops, part of the Thomastown chandelier

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Martin Mortimer, The English Glass Chandelier, 1999, pp. 74-74, Pl. 26

Production Note

This chandelier has an Irish provenance, but its date of manufacture predates the activity of the Waterford glass factory.

Materials

Glass

Techniques

Cutting

Categories

Glass; Lighting

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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