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CANDLESTICK

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

At the top is a vase shaped section supported on a baluster shaped piece. This and four branches to hold candles spring from a flat section. Below this is another baluster section resting on a circular base in several sections. This is supported by three claw feet with ornamental shield-like sections where they are attached to the base. From various sections there once hung crystal drops.

Category:
lighting devices
Object name:
CANDLESTICK
Made from:
Silver
Made in:
Peru
Date made:
19th c.
Size:
59.1 cm (23 1/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.100.2
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973