Matali Crasset large scale pendants for Mallett/Meta. Faceted hand blown glass and rare Paktong metal. Hanging chainlinks 26″ drop from canopy. (same metal and glass) Stamped [MALLETT]. Sold as one or a set, Priced individually
Established in 1865 in Bath (and relocated to London in the late 1930s), Mallett is one of the oldest established antique dealer’s in the world, traditionally specializing in the finest of 18th and early 19th century furniture and works of art.After 147 years of business, Mallett/Meta venture whose aim is to pair renowned contemporary designers and acclaimed master craftsmen with the knowledge and materials of the 18th century to create beautiful modern furniture and objects.”Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friend” lantern by accomplished contemporary French designer Matali Crasset (Made of 24 hand blown glass panes, the fixture is held together by paktong, a golden-hued silver metal that first appeared in China in the 12th century and which disappeared in the 19th.With the help of Oxford University’s archeological material sciences unit, the material was “reinvented” in the 21st century using a 1721 candlestick made of the same material.