Candlestick

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1875-1925

GUSN

GUSN-51028

Description

A wide flat lip on an urn-shaped candle cup and a rod-turned stem. It has a scroll and dragon form handle attached to the stem, it is connected such that it can rotate around the base. The circular base has a pierced decorative border of birds with outstretched wings and floral devices and incised concentric rings at the center. The candlecup has a bellflower or vine design.

Details

Descriptive Terms

candlesticks
brass (alloy)
casting (process)
husk (motif)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Brass
Slip Cast
Dragon
Bellflower
CANDLESTICK

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Europe

Dimensions

3 x 6 x 4.5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.649