Duffner & Kimberly Grape Trellis Chandelier
32 in. Duffner & Kimberly Hanging Grape Trellis Chandelier. The large shade measures 32 in. dia. x 12.5 in. high to the top of the crown, has an irregular lower rim decorated with a grape cluster, leaf & vine border, has clusters of round blue & purple translucent ripple glass, green and white striated leaves, blue & green striated background panels and highlighted with brown branches.
The top section of the shade has large green mottled glass panels having a hammered textured reverse surface in a staggered geometric pattern with 8 opaque amber slag rows running from the crown into the grape vine pattern.
The original bronze crown has a leafy top with 4 hooks for hanging, attached with a bayonet style locking mechanism and an original bronze 6 socket light cluster.
The hanger including 4 chains, ceiling cluster & teardrop finial are later replacements. Shade is signed on a metal tag "The Duffner & Kimberly Co., New York".
Shade has 30 panels with heat cracks including 4 single line heat cracks in the green geometric background; 4 of the panels in the lower border are damaged, 1 with a spider crack which has been re-glued, 1 with a single line having some flaking along the crack on the exterior and 2 panels which are damaged with cracks and missing pieces filled with putty. Overall height measures 32 in.
Ed. One of several variations of this grape design featured in Mosaic Shdes Page 229.
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