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Chandelier

Description

6" high miniature glass chandelier with six candle holders and six miniature candles

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1889
Inscriptions
Two notecards with donor-provided information: 1) ""SPNEA #23/ Glass chandelier, pur-/ chased at a big bazaar held/ in Boston to raise money/ for the victims of the Johns-/ Town flood. Belonged to Hleln J. Sanborn (Mrs. Ervin/ B. Whitney), mother of donor/ Elsie Whitney Allen (Mrs. Victor B.)."" 2) ""This chandelier came from Jerusalem and was purchased/ by my grandmother at a bazaar/ held in Boston to raise money for/ the sufferers of the Johnstown/ flood of 1889.""
Location of origin
Jerusalem, Israel
Material
glass (material)
Object type
Lighting Device
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
CHANDELIER
chandeliers (hanging lights)
Glass
glass (material)
miniatures (toys)
Dimensions
6 x 3 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1995.424
Credit Line
Bequest of Elsie Allen
GUSN
10596

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