Pair of candlesticks

Object Number: 
INV.603a
Date: 
1800-1870
Medium: 
Gilded brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 3/4 x 5 in. ( 27.3 x 12.7 cm )
Marks: 
inscribed: under rim of base: "5174"
Description: 
One of a pair of candlesticks in the Egyptian style, including hieroglyphics on saucer base, tapering cylindrical stem and flat disc bobeche, also three composite bird creatures at base of stem, lotus/palmette capital, and pharoah-like heads encircling socket.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Goodhue Livingston, 1951
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group