874-QCH-RG Reproduction Neo Rococo Cornelius Grape & Leaf 4 Light Chandelier in Polished Brass
874-QCH-DK Neo Rococo Cornelius Grape & Leaf 4 Light Chandelier in Antique Brass Finish
This one is a show-stopper! Mounted in our showroom, most take a look and say, "Wow!". Circa 1840, recreated neo-Rococo gas (now electric) chandelier attributed to Cornelius. This is a 4 light neo-rococo style with drooping chains.
This 4 arm is really quite impressive with dripping rococo elements of grapes and leaves. Bunches of grapes drip from every conceivable place while the heavy decor chain, popular 1840-50, with over-sized detailed leaves, repeat one of the most popular decorative themes of the Victorian era- -ie. Grape and Leaf.
Attribution of this original fixture was rather easy since the gas key and finial are well known Cornelius design elements on other documented lights.
We believe that this fixture was made to be in direct competition to the firm of Archer-Warner whose rococo offerings about this time were also Grape and Leaf design chandeliers. (also with the pseudo vase center)
To say that this is a beautiful light is to understate its impact. Every casting is lost wax cast solid brass; every bowl is hand spun; every connector is hand made from solid brass. And of course, our lights are UL approved.
We show this chandelier in its natural unlacquered brass state, but if you are performing a historic restoration or matching older hardware, order our hand-finished antique brass patina.
Fixture uses fitter size 2 5/8" early gas glass shades....choose from 11 shades we make. Shades sold separately. pictured here also are a larger Cornelius chandelier , for extra high ceilings or extra large rooms. For extra high ceilings, order the Rococo Extension Kit , which adds 39" of mounting pipe with each kit, and kits may be combined to any length.
We also carry a wide selection of Rococo door hardware, including several doorbells. This light is a perfect candidate for the brass crown , placed atop 7" or 8" ball shades.
Supplied 63" tall but can be shortened to 30". It was shortened for the above picture. Spread with shades: 39"
Up to 400 Watts incandescent