Candelabrum

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

ca. 1850

GUSN

GUSN-5253

Description

Square marble base, supporting a brass (gilt finish) stage and highly stylized three-branched stem; each branch terminating in circular socket and scalloped bobech; the base of the socket has leafy circular decorative element with faceted crystal pieces hanging down from the leaf tips.

Details

Descriptive Terms

candelabras (candleholders)
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
marble (rock)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
stags
Brass
Marble
Glass
Stag
CANDELABRUM

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Lighting Device

Dimensions

15.5 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.617