Candlestick

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1815-1850

GUSN

GUSN-7778

Description

Red with square base and round stem swelling to vasiform body. Stepped neck. Flaring, dished circular bobeche. Gilded leaf motif at base and upper body. Underside painted black.

Details

Descriptive Terms

candlesticks
gilding
leaf (plant material)
foliation (pattern)
leaf (metal)
painting (coating)
tin (metal)
Empire (style)
leaf (plant material)
foliation (pattern)
leaf (metal)
Tin
Painted
Empire
Leaf
Gilded
CANDLESTICK

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Lighting Device

Dimensions

8.875 x 3.25 x 3.25 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.722.4

Places

Possibly