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A Three-Part Set of Gothic Revival Girandoles, c. 1850

Documentation Signed
Origin United States, Massachusetts
Period 19th Century
Materials Brass and glass.
Dimensions
H. 17.75 in;
H. 45.09 cm;
Condition Excellent.
Creation Date Circa 1850
Number of Pieces 2-3
Description Exquisitely detailed, these girandoles retain their original rich two tone gilt lacquered finish. The double stepped base and the decorated prisms are indacative of a more sophisticated model than was usually offered. The prism rings are composed of cast grape vines and clusters. This pattern is referred to as the Bigelow Chapel model and is named after the chapel at the Mount Auburn cemetery in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The cemetery was America's first nonsectarian burying ground. The maker, William F. Shaw, was one of Boston's premier lighting manufacturers from about 1845 to 1900.
Styles / Movements Empire, Gothic, Victorian
Catalog References Feld, Elizabeth & Stuart P. In Pointed Style, The Gothic Revival in America, 1800-1860. Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York. 2006. Page 118, plate 62.
Incollect Reference Number 103483
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