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Object ID 1956.054.014 a
Object Name Candelabra
Collection Household/Domestic
Credit line Gift of the Estate of Mrs. L Heisler Ball
Year Range from 1860
Year Range to 1880
Description Three-branched brass centerpiece of a Victorian girandole candelabra mantlepiece set. The stem is formed into the figure of a Turkish woman in a turban and multi-layered, exotic robes. The figure stands on a white marble base and the three branches of the candelabra radiate out from the figure's head in florid, scrolling curves. Crystals would have hung from each candle cup.
Dimensions H-16 W-17.5 D-3.875 inches
Dimension Details Overall greatest dimensions; base is 5 3/4" long x 3 7/8" wide x 1 1/4" high
Provenance Gift from the estate of Catharine Springer Justis Ball.
Subjects Candlesticks
Search Terms Candlesticks
Girandole
Brass
Nineteenth Century
France
Material Brass; marble base
Place of Origin France