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Rare Early Chandelier, 1836

Origin United States, Connecticut
Period 19th Century
Materials Cast and formed metal.
H. 22 in; Diam. 22 in;
H. 55.88 cm; Diam. 55.88 cm;
Condition Excellent. Original polychrome paint decoration. Replaced glass shade.
Creation Date 1836
Description Complete with copy of patent issued to Alonzo Platt of Middletown, Connecticut, on October 8, 1836.

Alonzo Platt called this a "Union Lamp" in that it produced "a clear and vivid light by the union of three separate and distinct lamps or reservoirs, so combined as to burn under one glass."

This true survivor of American Industrial Arts is the most complete and original extant.
Styles / Movements Americana, Folk Art
Incollect Reference Number 95531
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