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Pair of Candlesticks

Description

Square stepped base of brass surmounted by columnar form with molded capitol having beading and embossed foliate design. Shaft of column in bronze with ormolu torch motif. Brass capitol has reel shape supporting bronze putto which holds ormolu tulip stalk. Tulip flower forms candle socket.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1868-1899
Material
bronze (metal)
gilt bronze
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
bronze (metal)
Candlestick
candlesticks
gilt bronze
Dimensions
11 5/8 x 2 15/16 x 2 7/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1978.10.1-.2
Credit Line
Gift of the children of Arthur and Susan Cabot Lyman
GUSN
17462

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