Brass candlestick

1851–70
Manufacturer Robert Cornelius and Isaac F. Baker (active about 1851–1870)


Object Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Dimensions

9 7/8 x 5 1/8 Diameter in. (25.1 x 13 Diameter cm)

Accession Number

2000.944

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 shaft inside frame.

Provenance

Collected by the donor's late husband about 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.