Chandelier [stylized floral and leaf motif]

 
Chandelier [stylized floral and leaf motif]
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  • Title :     Chandelier [stylized floral and leaf motif]
  • Artist:     Designer Unknown, Manufactured by Wiener Werkstätte
  • Accession:     86.13.41
  • Country:     Austria Vienna
  • Date:     1920
  • Dimensions:     Inches 50 32 diameter, Centimeters 127.0 81.3 diameter
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Industrial Design
  • Collection Theme:     Modernism
  • Subject:     Lighting/Lighting Design , Metal/Metal Design , Industrial Design , Art Colony/Art School
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     86.13.41.JPG
  • Tags:     Industrial Design~Modernism
Description:
Hammered silver-plated white metal and gilded metal chandelier in a stylized floral and leaf motif; composed of central "trumpet" shaped fixture with silver-plated hanger at top and six "S"-shaped arms extending from it; each arm has a hammered "trumpet" shaped light fixture on each end; six gilded elongated leaves with a floral cluster twisted around each stem also coming out of central fixture forming a point below the finial; yellow silk braided and fringed cord attached to hammered, circular silver-plated ceiling fixture.