Clearly, the serpent arms are an indication that this is an Irish chandelier. Dating to the late 19th century, this chandelier has hollow arms and was perhaps lit using gas. It has since been converted to electrical wiring and can be used as such.
Each arm is beautifully fashioned in the shape of a writhing serpent, but ever so elegantly furled so as to create a harmonious appearance. This is truly a unique fixture.
Height: 24, Diameter: 22.5
Originally an 18th Century grist mill, Mill House Antiques can be found nestled in a gentle bend of the Nonnewaug River along Route 6 in northern Woodbury, Connecticut. Established in 1964 as a destination for fine antiques, Mill House attracts an international clientele of discriminating collectors…