Candlestick

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1858-1880

GUSN

GUSN-18347

Description

Pair of pewter dolphin candlesticks; round base w/ molded dolphin as body; cup-like holder on top w/ scalloped rim.

Details

Descriptive Terms

candlesticks
molding (forming)
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
dolphins (animals)
Pewter
Molded
Dolphin
CANDLESTICK

Inscription

Imprinted on bottom: ""NOBLE"" on both. ""9"" on .2

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Additional Identification Number

1998.385.1,2

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

4.375 (H), 2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.385.1-2