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Candlestick

Candlestick
Title
Candlestick
Date 
ca. 1906
Medium 
Silver plate
Dimensions 
Overall: 10 1/8 x 4 1/2 in. ( 25.7 x 11.4 cm )
Description 
Cast silver plated and weighted candlestick with bobeche; circular base raised in the center to a tapered cylindrical stem engraved with an engraved band of flowers around the top; cylindrical candle socket applied to the stem and fitted with a circular bobeche with a plain raised rim; maker's marks stamped on the base.
Object Number 
INV.247a.1-2
Marks 
stamped: on the base: "SUPERIOR/ S. P. CO./ MADE IN/ U. S. AMERICA/ 140"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group