Candelabrum

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1795-1850

GUSN

GUSN-7665

Description

Tapering columnar stem with bulbous finial. Urn-shaped candle sockets with large shallow circular bobeche supported on "eyeglass"-shaped wire arms with animal head motif. Stepped base.

Details

Descriptive Terms

candelabras (candleholders)
brass (alloy)
molding (forming)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
heads (representations)
animal or human components
Brass
Molded
Animal Head
CANDELABRUM

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

16.5 x 14.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.386