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Bobeche

1977.741.2 (RS116744)

Description

Circular flat, slightly dished body edged with brass foil; hole cut out of center to accommodate candlestick socket.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1899
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
abalone shell
brass (alloy)
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
Abalone
abalone shell
BOBECHE
bobeches
Brass
Possibly brass (alloy)
Dimensions
3.25 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.741.2
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4530

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