Mantel candelabrum

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1875

GUSN

GUSN-7525

Description

Square stepped brass base rests on four beaded globular feet. Square blue glass pedestal above with leaf and vine motif surmounted by circular brass beaded and knopped stem terminating in flame-shaped, colorless, glass knop. Scalloped, dished circular drip pan. Nine strings of three teardrop-shaped crystals hang from edge. Bulbous shaped colorless glass socket has flaring scalloped mouth.

Details

Descriptive Terms

candelabras (candleholders)
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
brass (alloy)
gilding
glass (material)
knops
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
Brass
Glass
Beaded
Gilded
Knopped
Candelabrum

Associated Building

Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France

Object Type

Lighting Device

Dimensions

12 5/8 x 3 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.470.1