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rare eight branch brass hanging chandelier for candles

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ITEM # 
SA577871

Rare Eight Branch Brass Hanging Chandelier For Candles

Price

£825 | $1,150 USD | €961 EUR
Item Number: SA577871
Date of manufacture: Victorian
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Gertrude Antiques
This antique has been viewed 45 times in the past month with the most views from the United Kingdom.

Description

This is a superb example of rare pre-electricity lighting with eight branches for candles only, and with a single burnished ball and a hanging chain. It is unrestored.
An eight branch candelabra signified burning many candles at once. An expense justified only in the most wealthy households when great numbers of people gathered together, or when a particularly large room had to be lit. Most chandeliers of this size were made for use in churches, town halls and assembly rooms.
The few chandeliers that were made for private residences were installed in the rooms used for formal entertainment - the hall or the ballroom. The candles were lit only on special occasions such as weddings.
The condition is very good.
All of the items that we advertise for sale have been as accurately described as possible and are in excellent condition, unless otherwise stated. Please note that we are also able to arrange a full shipping service for our customers.
We offer a 14 day returns policy. In the unlikely event that you are not completely satisfied with your purchase we will issue a full refund of the purchase price less the return transport costs with an approved courier once an item is received by us in the same condition as it was originally dispatched.
We look forward to being of service.
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Declaration

This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as Victorian.


Dimensions

Height = 70 cm (27.6")
Width = 90 cm (35.4")
Depth = 90 cm (35.4")


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Gertrude Antiques
East Sussex
United Kingdom
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