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Candelabrum

1949.386 (RS119505)

Description

Tapering columnar stem with bulbous finial. Urn-shaped candle sockets with large shallow circular bobeche supported on "eyeglass"-shaped wire arms with animal head motif. Stepped base.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1795-1850
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
molding (forming)
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
Animal Head
animal or human components
Brass
brass (alloy)
candelabras (candleholders)
CANDELABRUM
figure- and animal-derived motifs
heads (representations)
Molded
molding (forming)
Dimensions
16.5 x 14.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.386
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
7665

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