A Collection of Wrought-Iron Ring Chandeliers | 3 Options Available | England c.1900
£545.00 – £1,095.00
A collection of arts and crafts wrought-iron ring chandeliers in neo-gothic taste. England c.1900
Option 1: With the original Holophane optic lampshades and galleries, chains and suspension plate. The glass moulded “Holophane E100 and “England”, the galleries marked “Holophane”.
Option 2: wrought-iron fitment only and fitted with 5 LED “Antique” lightbulbs.
Option 3: Wrought-iron fitment only and fitted with 4 LED “Antique” lightbulbs.
N.B Exceptional size: Clients outside of UK Mainland please contact email@example.com for shipping quotation before purchase.
The Holophane Company, UK,U.S.A & France
In 1893, André Blondel invents the prismatic glass molding, on the principle of the Fresnel lens. The invention is patented under the name “Holophane” whose Greek roots mean “harmonious distribution of light”.
In 1898, Otis Mygatt, an American businessman, buys the patent and creates two companies on each side of the Atlantic for the production and sale of Holophane products.
Holophane Glass Co. (USA): manufacturing / sales, and Holophane Limited (UK)
The year 1920 sees the birth of “Holophane SA” in France. The English company (Holophane Limited) joins forces with a French industrialist to create a production site and installs glassware in Les Andelys. Holophane SA is born.
Dimensions for all 3 options: Ht.110cm/43in (reducable), Diam.89/35