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Chandelier with tabernacle (Kapellenkrone)

Date:
ca. 1450–70
Culture:
South Netherlandish, Dinant (?)
Medium:
Brass
Dimensions:
H. 113.5 cm, L. of long branches 36.8 cm, L. of short branches 11.4 cm
Classification:
Metalwork-Bronze
Credit Line:
Robert Lehman Collection, 1975
Accession Number:
1975.1.1422
Not on view
The branches and shaft of the chandelier have been correspondingly numbered with a system of drill holes. The branches and nozzles are similar in shape to those of a large tabernacle-chandelier from the church of Saint James at The Hague and now in the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam.
Jean-Baptiste Carrand (1792-1871), Lyon; Maurice Chabrières-Arlès, Oullins, until 1903; [Duveen Brothers, New York]. Acquired by Philip Lehman through Duveen in January 1917.
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