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Candelabrum

1971.547 (RS116360)

Description

Stepped octagonal base with swag and floral motifs in recessed panels, supports an acanthus cluster, seven ring and sausage turned branches support seven candle sockets, gilded.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1899
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
brass (alloy)
casting (process)
gilding
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
Acanthus
acanthus (motif)
Brass
brass (alloy)
candelabras (candleholders)
CANDELABRUM
casting (process)
Floral
floral patterns
Gilded
gilding
Slip Cast
Swag
swags
Dimensions
11.25 (H), 6.125 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.547
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5163

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