Girandole Candelabrum

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1950

GUSN

GUSN-64317

Description

Square white marble base supporting cast bronze figure, frontal view of middle eastern prince with robes, turban and sword, holding a palm fern. Surmounted by leafy scrolled candle arms with leafy bobeche with turned sockets. The bobeche with crystals/prisms.

Details

Descriptive Terms

girandoles (candleholders)
bronze (metal)
casting (process)
glass (material)
marble (rock)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
men (male humans)
Orientalism
Bronze
Marble
Glass
Man
Orientalism
Slip Cast
Candelabrum

Associated Building

Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Lighting Device

Dimensions

23.375 x 16 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret Carson Holt

Accession Number

1970.680.1