By Sam Wilkinson | 10th August 2011
In August 2011 Wilkinson’s completed the manufacture of one of the largest chandeliers they’ve produced in recent years. The chandelier consists of over 3,500 of crystal components with hand cut English Lead crystal pieces and Swarovski crystal pendants, it measures 3 metres in height, 2 metres in diameter, with 48 lights and weighing over 300kg (on right).
It was based on an Osler electrolier (design No. 3004) manufactured around 1900 that was slightly smaller containing only 36 lights. Wilkinson’s restored this original Osler chandelier a number of years ago and can be seen pictured on the left.