Brass candlestick

1849–57
Ellis H. Archer, Redwood F. Warner (active 1849–1857)


Object Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Dimensions

12 x 5 1/8 Diameter in. (30.5 x 13 Diameter cm)

Accession Number

2000.942

Medium or Technique

Brass, iron

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Metalwork

Candlestick with tubular shaft of welded sheet metal and spun circular base with molding on edge and concave pan. Iron spring-loaded action under removable cap; label stamped on cap inside frame.

Markings

Marked on cap with applied oval tag: "ARCHER & WARNER / MAKERS /PHILADELPHIA"

Provenance

Collected by the donor’s late husband twenty to thirty years ago; inherited by the donor .

Credit Line

Gift of Lois Katherine Rogers in memory of her husband, Fred F. Rogers, Jr.