Candelabra

English
about 1870
Designed by Christopher Dresser (Scottish, 1834–1904), Manufactured by Benham and Froud Co. (London)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

24.6 cm (9 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

1991.1053

Medium or Technique

Metal; brass

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Metalwork

Manufactured by Benham and Froud, London. Short stem surmounted by a cube forming junction between vertical support with cross-hatched decoration and two angled arms. All three terminate in circular bobeches with angled sides, four scrolled supports, and cylindrical candle sockets. The triangular base has friezes of engraved Egyptian-inspired plant motifs on each side. Three small scrolled feet support the base at each corner.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Herbert Heidelberger