Neoclassical style brass and crystal chandelier, formerly from the Tennessee Room at the Museum of the Daughters of the American Revolution in Washington, D.C. Twelve-arm chandelier with notched cut glass arms and hanging cut glass prism garlands, the standard hung with six descending layers of spear-point prisms terminating with center-cut faceted ball. Three electric sockets face lower interior. 46 1/2" H plus 2" oval hook x 35" diameter. French or English, late 19th to early 20th century. Provenance: Originally donated by the Tennessee State Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution for use in the Museum of the DAR in Washington, D.C. in the early 1900s, this chandelier hung the Tennessee Period room for approximately a century and was recently deaccessioned as part of a renovation. Refer to photograph, courtesy the DAR Museum, showing it hanging in the Tennessee Room as it appeared several years ago. A video on the DAR Museum may be viewed via this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AB_29w4n4Y4. CONDITION: Overall very good condition with a few minor scattered chips and scuffs to prisms. Wiring tested for working condition.
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