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Candlestick

1977.855 (RS117149)

Description

Tall cylindrical columned body; circular stepped base with band of repousse floral and scrolled decoration at base, rope decoration at lower edge, plain column with ring turning at base and top; flaring at top of column with six holes to form base of candle socket; center candle socket surrouned by reticulated and repousse decorated cylinder.

Details

Maker
Possibly Lawrence B. Smith Co. (Maker)
Date
1880-1900
Inscriptions
Three hallmarks on column just above base; marks poorly stamped.
Location of origin
Boston, MA, USA; England
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
piercing
plate (material)
repoussé
silver (metal)
Object type
Lighting Device
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
CANDLESTICK
candlesticks
Pierced
piercing
plate (material)
Repousse
repoussé
Silver
silver (metal)
Dimensions
12.5 (H), 5.063 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.855
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4744

Comments

Candlestick #

AvatarPosted by Troy Terrell on December 30, 2013
I have the same exact candle holder. I've been looking on line for a month and could not find one like it. Mine is a Lawrence B smith. The picture you have is hard to make out. But at the top mine has two rows of crosses. Please contact me and I will send you a picture. Thank you

Images of a candlestick #

AvatarPosted by Nicole Chalfant - Collection Manager on December 31, 2013
Thank you for your post, Mr. Terrell. I would be happy to take a look at an image of a candlestick in your possession. You can contact me at nchalfant@historicnewengland.org.
Sincerely, Nicole Chalfant
Collection Manager