Adjustible candleholder (broken in 2 pieces).

Adjustible candleholder (broken in 2 pieces).
Title
Adjustible candleholder (broken in 2 pieces).
Date 
1840-1860
Medium 
Brass
Dimensions 
Overall: 4 1/2 x 6 1/8 x 5 1/8 in. ( 11.4 x 15.6 x 13 cm )
Description 
Tall cylindrical socket, reeded, and banded with wide bobeche and side knob which activates slide, screws into wide saucer with flared rim and strap finger loop with oval pad.
Credit Line 
Gift of Miss Caroline Phelps Stokes
Object Number 
1896.33
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group