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Candlestick

Object Number: 
1945.135
Date: 
ca. 1810
Medium: 
Sheffield plate
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 3/4 x 4 1/8 x 3 1/4 in. ( 14.6 x 10.5 x 8.3 cm )
Description: 
Cast and seamed Sheffield plate candlestick; tapered rectangular shaft supporting an applied, flared rectangular socket; shaft applied to a rectangular, molded foot; filled with plaster; no maker's marks.
Gallery Label: 
This candlestick belonged to General John Watts de Peyster, the grandfather of the donor.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Estelle de Peyster Hosmer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group