Lüsterweibchen & Leuchterweibchen German Chandelier Photos

Lüsterweibchen aka Leuchterweibchen are two names for a type of German chandelier of the 15th-17thC. The base of this lighting device is an antler upon which a sculpture is fixed, usually of a woman.

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Front view of Lusterweibchen dragon chandelier upon reindeer antlers, sculpted by Veit Stoss after design by Albrecht Dürer at Albrecht Dürer's House. Nuremberg, Germany.Side view of Lusterweibchen dragon chandelier upon reindeer antlers, sculpted by Veit Stoss after design by Albrecht Dürer at Albrecht Dürer's House. Nuremberg, Germany.Leuchterweibchen, a flamboyant figure of German origin in Earl's bedroom at Bunratty Castle. County Clare, Ireland.Leuchterweibchen, a flamboyant figure of German origin in Earl's private apartments at Bunratty Castle. County Clare, Ireland.
Front view of Lusterweibchen dragon chandelier upon reindeer antlers, sculpted by Veit Stoss after design by Albrecht Dürer at Albrecht Dürer's House. Nuremberg, Germany.Side view of Lusterweibchen dragon chandelier upon reindeer antlers, sculpted by Veit Stoss after design by Albrecht Dürer at Albrecht Dürer's House. Nuremberg, Germany.Leuchterweibchen, a flamboyant figure of German origin in Earl's bedroom at Bunratty Castle. County Clare, Ireland.Leuchterweibchen, a flamboyant figure of German origin in Earl's private apartments at Bunratty Castle. County Clare, Ireland.
Leuchterweibchen, a flamboyant figure of German origin, in Earl's private apartments at Bunratty Castle. County Clare, Ireland.Leuchterweibchen, a flamboyant figure of German origin, in Earl's private apartments at Bunratty Castle. County Clare, Ireland.Dragon with green eye in Haut Koenigsbourg. France.
Leuchterweibchen, a flamboyant figure of German origin, in Earl's private apartments at Bunratty Castle. County Clare, Ireland.Leuchterweibchen, a flamboyant figure of German origin, in Earl's private apartments at Bunratty Castle. County Clare, Ireland.Dragon with green eye in Haut Koenigsbourg. France.

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