John & Rico's

Antique Lighting from The Drawing Room




Item number 5115. A rare Girandole. 1845-1865. Indian Form also known as the "Warrior" model. The Indian holds a spear and is dressed in Indian attire. The figure is of an Osage Indian Chief modeled after a Catlin Portrait print. A similar example of this girandole is exhibited in the Philadelphia Fine Arts Museum Collection in their gallery of American Decorative Arts. Manufactured by Cornelius Co. of NY between 1845-65. On the center of his chest is a large 5 pointed star. The Indian has long hair and a feather plume head dress. Condition: the gilt finish is bright and intact; The lusters are period and have multiple edge flakes and all but three of the prisms are 5.75" long with the shorter ones 4" long. Parrott Bacot's book Nineteenth Century Lighting does not picture these Girandoles. Size: 19.5" tall. The stepped marble base is 4.75" x 7". The Indian is app. 9" tall. The girandole holds 3 candles. Price: $1,500.00.






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The Drawing Room is located at 152-154 Spring Street, Newport, Rhode Island 02840.We are open daily from 11 am to 5 pm and by appointment. If you have an interest in an item listed in this document or wish to purchase an item, please call us at 1-401-841-5060 (cell: 401-261-3980). The Partnership of Gacher and Santi has been in business for over 30 years. We have been located in Newport since 1985. Our email address is: drawrm@hotmail.com


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