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Candelabra, one of two

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

Central portion is an urn resting on two marble plinths. Urn has a bowl in amethyst glass and a round base in ormolu and marble. Glass bowl has an ormolu top. From the center of this rises a pyramidal spike in crystal glass topped by an ormolu spike from which three wires spring supporting chains of crystal beads. From either side of the cover of the vase rise brackets in ormolu supporting bobeches for candles. Between these rise a series of wires each supporting a chain of crystal beads.

Category:
other metalwork
Made from:
Glass -- ormolu -- marble
Made in:
RUSSIA: St. Petersburg
Date made:
ca. 1800
Size:
39.4 cm (15 1/2 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
14.241.1
Class:
METAL
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Gift of Madame Augusto Rosso, 1968