Pair of Candlesticks

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1868-1899

GUSN

GUSN-17462

Description

Square stepped base of brass surmounted by columnar form with molded capitol having beading and embossed foliate design. Shaft of column in bronze with ormolu torch motif. Brass capitol has reel shape supporting bronze putto which holds ormolu tulip stalk. Tulip flower forms candle socket.

Details

Descriptive Terms

candlesticks
bronze (metal)
gilt bronze
Candlestick

Additional Identification Number

1978.10.1,2

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

11 5/8 x 2 15/16 x 2 7/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the children of Arthur and Susan Cabot Lyman

Accession Number

1978.10.1-.2