Candelabra

Candelabra
Title
Candelabra
Date 
1825-1875
Medium 
Silver plate
Dimensions 
Overall: 16 1/8 x 9 3/4 in. ( 41 x 24.8 cm )
Description 
Cast and wrought Continental silver plated neoclassical three light candelabra; cast, circular base with borders of beading, and chased foliate decoration; pedestal raised in the center with a rope band applied to the edge; tapered conical shaft with an applied ring with a chased diamond pattern above the foot; upper shaft applied to a drum-shaped section with a chased foliate band between beaded borders; shaft connected to a socket by a pedestal with chased leaves and a rope border; plain flared socket; three arms attached to a central base and fitted into the 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 is a central urn shaped socket with a rope border fitted with a removable, extinguisher finial; circular extinguisher with a rope border raised to a circular platform with a beaded edge and surmounted by a striated bud finial; no maker's marks.
Credit Line 
Gift of Townsend Lawrence
Object Number 
INV.14177a-f
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group