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girandole

A branched light holder, either standing on a base or projecting from a wall.
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Huge pier glasses, many with girandoles for candles, and wall mirrors were framed in all the prevailing fashions throughout the 18th Century.
This was the first important commission for Thomas Chippendale, and he supplied not only mahogany chairs and sofas but also overmantels, girandoles, pier glasses, beds and even towel rails and chamber-pot covers.
Melvin of Glasgow advised on these new' arrangements, and Malletts were among the firms who helped repair the original Adam glasses and girandoles that had been designed for Culzean in 1782.