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Candlestick

1986.649 (RS24825)

Description

A wide flat lip on an urn-shaped candle cup and a rod-turned stem. It has a scroll and dragon form handle attached to the stem, it is connected such that it can rotate around the base. The circular base has a pierced decorative border of birds with outstretched wings and floral devices and incised concentric rings at the center. The candlecup has a bellflower or vine design.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1875-1925
Location of origin
Europe
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
brass (alloy)
casting (process)
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
Bellflower
Brass
brass (alloy)
CANDLESTICK
candlesticks
casting (process)
Dragon
figure- and animal-derived motifs
husk (motif)
Slip Cast
Dimensions
3 x 6 x 4.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.649
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
51028

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