Overall: 18 1/2 x 15 x 4 1/8 in. ( 47 x 38.1 x 10.5 cm )
Cast silver candelabra; shaft in the form of a Corinthian column with a reeded body and a scrolled acanthus leaf capital with a socket in the top; seated on a square, stepped base with a beaded band and a circular stepped pedestal; squat, pear-shaped pedestal with cylindrical bezel fits into the socket and supports 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 shaft, applied between the candle branches, supports a third Corinthian capital socket and bobeche; makers' marks stamped on the base.
Gift of Townsend Lawrence
stamped: on the base: "STERLING/ A3208/ BLACK STARR & FROST"
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