Pair of candelabra

Object Number: 
INV.14176a-f-14177a-f
Date: 
1825-1875
Medium: 
Silver plate
Dimensions: 
each overall: 16 1/8 x 9 3/4 in. ( 41 x 24.8 cm )
Description: 
Pair of cast and wrought Continental silver plated neoclassical three light candelabras; cast, circular bases with borders of beading, and chased foliate decoration; each pedestal raised in the center with a rope band applied to the edge; tapered conical shafts with applied rings with chased diamond patterns above the feet; upper shafts applied to drum-shaped sections with chased foliate bands between beaded borders; shafts connected to sockets by pedestals with chased leaves and rope borders; plain flared sockets; each three arm branch attached to a central base and fitted into a socket; cast, s-scroll arms with beading down the center of the top and bottom of each; applied to circular drip pans at the candle ends, depressed in the centers, with beading; sockets with squat, globular lower bodies and beaded mid-bands applied to cylindrical upper bodies with flared lips; each socket fitted with a removable circular bobeche with a beaded rim (one replaced); above the arms are central urn-shaped sockets with rope borders fitted with removable, extinguisher finials; circular extinguishers with rope borders raised to circular platforms with beaded edges and surmounted by striated bud finials; no maker's marks.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Townsend Lawrence
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group