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Candelabrum

about 1780


Object Place: Europe, England or Ireland

Dimensions

63.5 cm (25 in.)

Accession Number

52.991

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Furniture

Vase-shaped stem on circular foot and square plinth has metal-lined cup holding five arms, two for sockets (modern metal liners) with bobeches, three upright for drops. Triangular shaft to spirally cut urn finial with pendent-hung dome below. Faceted drops, circular and long, rayed elliptical ones at front, all joined by chains of drops.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Charles Cobb Walker