88.9 cm (35 in.)
Medium or Technique
Gilded wood, glass, brass
Not On View
Pair with 39.89b. On a molded support against three vertical spears stands eagle with spread wings. Spiral scrolls of wire with applied ornaments support two candle-sockets of brass with cut-glass bobeche and pendants. Festooned chains are supported above the eagle and in his bill.
Mr. and Mrs. Maxim Karolik; 1939, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Maxim Karolik to the MFA.
The M. and M. Karolik Collection of Eighteenth-Century American Arts