Candlestick

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1900

GUSN

GUSN-4744

Description

Tall cylindrical columned body; circular stepped base with band of repousse floral and scrolled decoration at base, rope decoration at lower edge, plain column with ring turning at base and top; flaring at top of column with six holes to form base of candle socket; center candle socket surrouned by reticulated and repousse decorated cylinder.

Details

Descriptive Terms

candlesticks
piercing
repoussé
silver (metal)
plate (material)
Silver
Repousse
Pierced
CANDLESTICK

Inscription

Three hallmarks on column just above base; marks poorly stamped.

Associated Building

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

Maker

Possibly Lawrence B. Smith Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA; England

Dimensions

12.5 (H), 5.063 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.855

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Possibly
Possibly