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CANDELABRA FROM THE ORDER OF ST. ALEXANDER NEVSKII SERVICE, ONE OF TWO

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CANDELABRA FROM THE ORDER OF ST. ALEXANDER NEVSKII SERVICE, ONE OF TWO

Made by: Imperial Porcelain Factory

Currently in storage


About this object

Lower portion is triangular shaped with a star of the order on each face and the ribbon around the bottom and just above an acanthus decoration at each interesection of the sides. Details in gold. Baluster section is also picked out in gold. Two tiers for candles, one for nine candles and one for three. Handles are in ormolu and the candle holders in porcelain, each one decorated with the three badges of the order.

Category:
lighting devices
Object name:
CANDELABRA FROM THE ORDER OF ST. ALEXANDER NEVSKII SERVICE, ONE OF TWO
Made from:
Porcelain -- ormolu
Made in:
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Date made:
1856
Size:
77.5 cm (30 1/2 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
25.20.1
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"Russian Imperial Porcelain at Hillwood"