Chandelier

Collection Type

  • Toys and games

Date

ca. 1889

GUSN

GUSN-10596

Description

6" high miniature glass chandelier with six candle holders and six miniature candles

Details

Descriptive Terms

miniatures (toys)
chandeliers (hanging lights)
glass (material)
Glass
CHANDELIER

Inscription

Two notecards with donor-provided information: 1) ""SPNEA #23/ Glass chandelier, pur-/ chased at a big bazaar held/ in Boston to raise money/ for the victims of the Johns-/ Town flood. Belonged to Hleln J. Sanborn (Mrs. Ervin/ B. Whitney), mother of donor/ Elsie Whitney Allen (Mrs. Victor B.)."" 2) ""This chandelier came from Jerusalem and was purchased/ by my grandmother at a bazaar/ held in Boston to raise money for/ the sufferers of the Johnstown/ flood of 1889.""

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Jerusalem, Israel

Object Type

Lighting Device

Dimensions

6 x 3 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elsie Allen

Accession Number

1995.424

Places

Massachusetts (United States)