Candlestick

Candlestick
Title
Candlestick
Date 
ca. 1810
Medium 
Sheffield plate
Dimensions 
Overall: 5 3/4 x 4 1/8 x 3 1/4 in. ( 14.6 x 10.5 x 8.3 cm )
Description 
Cast and seamed Sheffield plate candlestick; tapered rectangular shaft supporting an applied, flared rectangular socket; shaft applied to a rectangular, molded foot; filled with plaster; no maker's marks.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Estelle de Peyster Hosmer
Object Number 
1945.135
Gallery Label 
This candlestick belonged to General John Watts de Peyster, the grandfather of the donor.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group