Waterford Crystal 10-Light Chandelier
A stunning Waterford crystal 10-light chandelier with serpentine arms with hanging bells and drops. Irish, circa 1810. 48″ high, 36″ diameter at the widest point.
A Waterford crystal and sterling silver 10-light chandelier with serpentine arms with hanging bells and drops is an exquisite piece of lighting that dates back to circa 1810 in Ireland. This chandelier is a stunning example of the craftsmanship and elegance that was popular during the Georgian era in Ireland.
Waterford crystal is a type of high-quality crystal that was first produced in Waterford, Ireland in 1783. It quickly became known for its exceptional clarity, brilliance, and intricate designs, and was highly sought after by the wealthy and aristocratic classes. The hanging bells and drops on the chandelier are a hallmark of Waterford crystal chandeliers and are carefully crafted to catch and reflect light in a dazzling display. The chandelier is a true work of art and would have been a coveted and prized possession for its original owner.
Today, antique Waterford crystal and sterling silver chandeliers like this one are highly sought after by collectors and enthusiasts of fine art and antiques. They are a testament to the skill and craftsmanship of the artisans who created them and serve as a reminder of a bygone era of luxury and elegance.