Maker: Attributed to John Gumley (ca. 1670–1726)
Maker: Attributed to James Moore (died 1729)
Date: ca. 1710–15
Medium: Gilt gesso on wood; gilt metal mounts
Dimensions: H. 46 in. (116.8 cm.); Diam. 46 in. (116.8 cm.)
Credit Line: Purchase, Wrightsman Fund, and Mrs. Charles Wrightsman Gift, by exchange, 1995
Accession Number: 1995.141
This chandelier, one of a pair supplied about 1715 for the state apartments at Holme Lacy, Herefordshire, is attributed to the court cabinetmakers James Moore and John Gumley. These cabinetmakers were in partnership together and are known for their furniture and mirrors decorated with gilt gesso.