Candelabrum

about 1780


Object Place: Europe, England or Ireland

Dimensions

71.12 cm (28 in.)

Accession Number

52.989

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Glass

Vase-shaped stem on domed foot has brass holder for five arms with socket for tall prism topped by pendent-hung dome and pineapple finial. Two arms supportcandlesockets, two curve up to hold domes and tall finials, these have large pendents; fifth almost vertical holds swags of drops and shaped pendents. Swags of drops connect all arms.

Provenance

By 1950, Charles Cobb Walker; 1952, bequest of Charles Cobb Walker to the MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of Charles Cobb Walker