A large & impressive English, twelve light, two tier cut glass chandelier by Osler & Company. Of good quality with an etched and hand cut design. Formerly a gasolier. . .
c.1860 – 80. . .
Measures: 132cm high x 82cm wide. . .
Osler & Co of Birmingham were the foremost English producers of glass and during the 19th Century rivalled Baccarat of Paris and Waterford in Ireland. They were patronised by Queen Victoria and through the Empire had factories and outposts in various continents. The largest chandelier in the world is by Osler and was the gift of Queen Victoria to the Sultan of the Ottoman Empire and hangs in the Dolmabahçe palace in Istanbul.