(C) restoration work beginning on the light fixtures and chandeliers before mounting in the display shell.
|31) - one of the massive upper chains for the 8 chandeliers with top cap - all are hand- forged||32) - comparing the size of the upper chain links to a human foot|
|33) - one of the sets of lower chain units containing 4 smaller chains and the "crown ring" support.||34) - detail of the crown ring support|
|35) - another detail of the crown ring support|
36) - one of the massive main chandelier rings for supporting the glass fixtures and filigree - this hangs from the bottom of the 4 smaller chains
|37) - another detail of the main chandelier ring|
|38) - main chandelier ring showing hand forged filigree decoration||39) - detail of one of the filigree
40) - one of 16 main pilaster light sconces which would contain 4 smaller square fixtures
|41) - one of 4 special corner light sconces|
42) - showing three of the different light fixtures with original pointil glass.
To August, 2000
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