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Candlestick

1949.722.3 (RS119833)

Description

Red with square base and round stem swelling to vasiform body. Stepped neck. Flaring, dished circular bobeche. Gilded leaf motif at base and upper body. Underside painted black.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1815-1850
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
foliation (pattern)
gilding
leaf (metal)
leaf (plant material)
painting (coating)
tin (metal)
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
CANDLESTICK
candlesticks
Empire
Empire (style)
foliation (pattern)
Gilded
gilding
Leaf
leaf (metal)
leaf (plant material)
Painted
painting (coating)
Tin
tin (metal)
Dimensions
8.875 x 3.25 x 3.25 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.722.3
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
7777

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