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Mantel candelabrum

1949.470.2 (RS119588)

Description

Square stepped brass base rests on four beaded globular feet. Square blue glass pedestal above with leaf and vine motif surmounted by circular brass beaded and knopped stem terminating in flame-shaped, colorless, glass knop. Scalloped, dished circular drip pan. Nine strings of three teardrop-shaped crystals hang from edge. Bulbous shaped colorless glass socket has flaring scalloped mouth.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1875
Location of origin
France
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
brass (alloy)
gilding
glass (material)
knops
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
Beaded
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
Brass
brass (alloy)
candelabras (candleholders)
Candelabrum
Gilded
gilding
Glass
glass (material)
Knopped
knops
Dimensions
12 5/8 x 3 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.470.2
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
7526

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