Pair of candelabra

Object Number: 
INV.14159ab-14160ab
Date: 
ca. 1900
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
each overall: 18 1/2 x 15 x 4 1/8 in. ( 47 x 38.1 x 10.5 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on the bases: "STERLING/ A3208/ BLACK STARR & FROST"
Description: 
Pair of cast silver candelabra; each shaft in the form of a Corinthian column with a reeded body and a scrolled acanthus leaf capital with a socket in the top; each seated on a square, stepped base with a beaded band and a circular stepped pedestal; squat, pear-shaped pedestals with cylindrical bezels fit into the sockets and support each of the two candle branches; cast, s-curved branches with foliate scroll joints, fluted turning in the center and baluster pedestals on the candle ends; Corinthian capital sockets applied to the pedestals with fitted chamfered square bobeches with arched sides, circular openings in the center and cast beaded rims; elongated pear-shaped shafts, applied between the candle branches, supports the third Corinthian capital socket and bobeche on each; makers' marks stamped on the bases.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Townsend Lawrence
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group