Pair of Candlestands

Pair of Gueridons

late 19th or early 20th century


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

166.4 x 48.3 cm (65 1/2 x 19 in.)

Accession Number

45.42a-b

Medium or Technique

Gilded Wood; oak

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Furniture

Pair of Torcheres, beechwood. Carved & gilded. Triangular base, incurved sides & rosette in center, on which rest dolphins heads, tails holding clustered rectangular columns curving to capital with three dolphins divided by shells & pendent bell-flowers, small capital on which is carved ball with flaring leaf-carved tray with circular top.

Credit Line

Gift of Richard C. Paine, Mrs. Alan Cunningham and Mrs. Thomas N. Metcalf