Bobeche

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1899

GUSN

GUSN-4529

Description

Circular flat, slightly dished body edged with brass foil; hole cut out of center to accommodate candlestick socket.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bobeches
abalone shell
brass (alloy)
Abalone
Brass
BOBECHE

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

3.188 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.741.1