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Candelabrum

1971.617 (RS117643)

Description

Square marble base, supporting a brass (gilt finish) stage and highly stylized three-branched stem; each branch terminating in circular socket and scalloped bobech; the base of the socket has leafy circular decorative element with faceted crystal pieces hanging down from the leaf tips.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1850
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
marble (rock)
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
candelabras (candleholders)
CANDELABRUM
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Glass
glass (material)
Marble
marble (rock)
Stag
stags
Dimensions
15.5 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.617
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5253

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