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Candlestick

1998.385.1-2 (RS22929)

Description

Pair of pewter dolphin candlesticks; round base w/ molded dolphin as body; cup-like holder on top w/ scalloped rim.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1858-1880
Inscriptions
Imprinted on bottom: ""NOBLE"" on both. ""9"" on .2
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
molding (forming)
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
CANDLESTICK
candlesticks
Dolphin
dolphins (animals)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Molded
molding (forming)
Pewter
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Dimensions
4.375 (H), 2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.385.1-2
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18347

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