Silver-plated, Knole Chandelier
This is a reproduction of a silver chandelier, which is one of a pair hanging in the private apartments at Knole Park in Kent. The original pair, date from circa 1690, and form part of a suite of silver which remain in the house in the King’s Bedroom. They have eight scroll-shaped branches in which the ornament is unmistakably French. These chandelier was reproduced for public conservation projects at Hampton Court and Queen’s House, Greenwich in a special, antique silver-plated finish.
Reference : English Furniture & Decoration (Lengyon) figure 311.
This chandelier is an adaptation of the original and has one tier with 6 arms. It is electrified.
Diameter : 585 mm. / Height : 488 mm. / Weight : 9 kg.
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