Antique Venetian Glass 14 Branch Murano Chandelier C1850
Antique Venetian Glass 14 Branch Murano Chandelier C1850
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This is a stunning antique Venetian Murano crystal fourteen light chandelier dating from the mid 19th Century.
Composed entirely of hand blown clear and coloured glass this impressive chandelier has a central urn issuing eight lower branches baluster stems scrolling arms terminating in glass drip trays with pie crust edges two of which are large and double looped, with further tier of four arms issuing from two lower stems, interspersed by leaves, flowers and bouquet of flowers drop ornaments.
Add a touch of class to your home with this beautiful highly decorative chandelier.
They are in fantastic condition as they have been dismantled, cleaned and rewired.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 90 x Width 130 x Depth 80
Dimensions in inches:
Height 2 feet, 11 inches x Width 4 feet, 3 inches x Depth 2 feet, 7 inches
Murano glass is a famous product of the Venetian island of Murano. Located off the shore ofVenice, Italy, Murano has been a commercial port as far back as the 7th century. By the 10th century, the city had become well known for its glassmakers, who created unique Murano glass. It is believed that glassmaking in Murano originated in 8th century Rome, with significant Asian and Muslim influences, as Venice was a major trading port. Murano's glassmakers held a monopoly on quality glassmaking for centuries, developing or refining many technologies including crystalline glass, enamelled glass (smalto), glass with threads of gold (aventurine), multicoloured glass (millefiori), milk glass (lattimo), and imitation gemstones made of glass.
The process of making Murano glass is rather complex. Most Murano glass art is made using the lamp working technique. The glass is made from silica, which becomes liquid at high temperatures. As the glass passes from a liquid to a solid state, there is an interval wherein the glass is soft before it hardens completely, allowing the artisan to shape the material.
Murrine technique begins with the layering of colored liquid glass, which is then stretched into long rods called canes. When cold, these canes are then sliced in cross-section, which reveals the layered pattern. The better-known term "millefiori" is a style of murrine that is defined by each layer of molten color being molded into a star, then cooled and layered again. When sliced, this type of murrine has the appearance of many flowers, thus mille- (thousand) fiori (flowers).
The word chandelier appeared in the English language in the late 14th century, borrowed directly from 12th century Old Spanish. This was a new spelling of the 10th century French word chandelabre, which comes from the Latin candelabrum, itself from the Latin candela (meaning candle).
The earliest candle chandeliers were used by the wealthy in medieval times.
The world's largest Bohemian crystal chandelier, a gift from Queen Victoria, is located in the Dolmabahçe Palace in Istanbul. It has 750 lamps and weighs 4.5 tons. Dolmabahçe has the largest collection of Bohemian and Baccarat crystal chandeliers in the world, and one of the great staircases has balusters of Baccarat crystal.
Width: 130.0 cm
Height: 90.0 cm
Depth: 80.0 cm
Wear Condition: Excellent
Date of Manufacture: Unknown
Place of Origin: Italy
Period: 19th Century
Listed by: Tino_8f8a
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