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Pair of candelabra

Object Number: 
1939.173a.1-6-b.1-6
Date: 
1825-1875
Medium: 
Sheffield plate
Dimensions: 
each overall: 27 1/2 x 21 1/2 x 22 in. ( 69.8 x 54.6 x 55.9 cm )
Description: 
Pair of cast Sheffield plate candelabra; cast square bases with four cast, applied foliate scroll and shell feet at each corner; bases raised in the center to square platforms with four cast, applied leaves; circular pedestals in the center of the bases with applied, cast leaves around the edges; cast, tapered, fluted shaft with cast, circular baluster pedestals with four cast, applied foliate scrolls; plain flared sockets applied to the pedestals; cast, lobed, baluster arm supports fitted into the sockets with scalloped, circular foliate rings around cylindrical bezels; lobed knops in the centers of the balusters have four rectangular sockets in each to hold the four arms of each candelabra; foliate s-scroll arms with scroll motifs in the centers and at the candle ends; circular, flared sockets applied to the ends of the arms with cast, scalloped drip pans with foliate rims applied above; baluster pedestals applied to the drip pans support tapered circular sockets fitted with removable circular bobeches with foliate rims; tapered sockets applied to the top of the central baluster arm supports; cast, domes with applied, cast foliate edges and cast flame finials fitted into the sockets; no maker's marks.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Effie Beekman Borrowe
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group