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Artist / Maker : Unknown
Title : Untitled (Bronze Hallway Chandelier)
Date (Execution) : unknown
Geographical Origin : unknown
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Medium / Material  : bronze; other metals; paper; unknown textile; glass; wires; plastic
Support / Technique : cast; forged; molded; sculpted; cut; glued; assembled
Object Type : light fixture
Visual Description : This large, ornate, bronze chandelier is circular in design. A long, thick chain suspends it from the ceiling. The chain is connected to a small, crown-like design that has eight feather-like designs standing upwards. Underneath the crown-like design are four hooks on the outer area of the base and a hook in the centre. The hook in the centre holds a chain link that suspends the bottom portion of the chandelier. The other hooks hold additional, solid, thin cylindrical pieces with a beveled centre piece. These four solid pieces are then attached to the top of a ram's head (one each). The ram's head appears to be made from one piece of bronze that projects outwards and under to attach to the main circular area of the chandelier. The outwards portion is the base for four light fixtures. Each light fixture has a circular base, three candlesticks, and a paper lampshade. Extending below the main circular area are four concave rods that end in a scroll design, each with a stylized leaf motif attached to the bottom. In the centre there is a bronze tassle and above it a light bulb.
Accession # : U001.11.486
Width (cm) : 195.00
Height (cm) : 197.50
Depth (cm) : 100.00
Mandatory Credit : Gift of the Estate of Michael C. Williams
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