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Electrified girandole

Description

Electrified lamp with square marble base, vase-shaped molded brass pedestal with acathus leaves. Mold-blown glass globe with everted scalloped lip, etched design of grapevine and flowers, frosted around neck. Stars on prisms.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1850
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Original To Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
blown glass
brass (alloy)
marble (rock)
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
blown glass
brass (alloy)
electric lamps (lighting device forms)
Lamp, Electric
marble (rock)
Dimensions
22 1/4 x 5 (HxW), 8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1958.329
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances Sortwell
GUSN
290506

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