The Kichler Lighting 1896 Eileen 5 Light Up/Down Chandelier comes in a choice of the traditional Olde Bronze and the contemporary Brushed Nickel finishes with 3 umber etched and etched white glass lamp shades. The chandelier contains a clean and straight linear construction with simple cylindrical lamp shades casting up-light, with each lamp shade capable of accommodating a medium based A19 incandescent bulb of 100 watts. To improve the energy efficiency, CFLs of 23-30 watts can be used in place of the incandescent bulbs in the 1896 Eileen Chandelier. The lamp shades can be placed facing either direction to cast either up-light or down-light. Kichler Lighting has been offering characteristically beautiful lighting for over 75 years now, with each style backed by award-winning craftsmanship, matchless quality and supreme service. The 1896 Eileen Chandelier is 24" wide and has a height of 16.5". The steel body gives the requisite strength to the 1896 Eileen Chandelier. The 1896 Eileen Chandelier is suitable for hanging in living rooms, hallways and foyers at a minimum height of 7 feet from the floor surface, making it suitable for rooms with a ceiling height of just under 8.5 feet. The ideal room dimensions for effective placement of the 1896 Eileen Chandelier are a perimeter of 48 feet and an area of 333 square feet.