Moses Lafount patented this unusual design for chandeliers in January 1797. The town assembly rooms of Bury St. Edmunds in Suffolk retain a group of seven chandeliers to the Lafount patent, possibly supplied around 1804.
Percy Macquoid and Ralph Edwards, The Dictionary of English Furniture, revised edition, 1954, vol. 1, p. 337, fig. 26.
Martin Mortimer, The English Glass Chandelier, 2000, pp. 120-24. Ronald Phillips Ltd., 2016 catalogue, pp. 166-9.
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