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Candlestick

Description

Circular saucer has ribbing emanating from socket to rim and from socket base to flattened bobeche edge; rims are scalloped and gilded; handle is gilt decorated to appear like a tree trunk; delicately decorated with pinecones, wild flowers, and berries in red, green and yellow enamel.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1915-1950
Location of origin
Austria
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
gilding
porcelain
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
CANDLESTICK
candlesticks
floral patterns
Gilded
gilding
Pinecone
porcelain
Porcelain
rose (genus)
Tree
trees
Wildflower
Dimensions
2.5 x 5.125 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1119
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
6062

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