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Eight-armed chandelier


Artist Unknown (English or Irish)


late 18th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G337
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Charleston Dining Room:
: Gift of Cut Glass Chandelier
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Glass (Do Not Use) | Glass with metal central fixture
Creation Place: Europe, England or Ireland
Culture: English or Irish, Europe, England or Ireland
Style: 18th century
Physical Description: Eight-armed chandelier with original hurricane shades. Shaft carved with pineapple cutting; dished bobeches hung with cut pear drops. Top of baluster shaft finished with domed piece of flat cut glass with pear drops; bottom with a finial. Arms and hurrica
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of James F. and Louise H. Bell in memory of James S. and Sallie M. Bell
Accession Number: 40.6
Added to Site: February 28, 2009