Candlestick

about 1760


Object Place: Europe, Birmingham, England

Dimensions

26.03 cm (10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

33.334

Medium or Technique

Metal, enamel

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Enamels

White enamel of copper painted with sprays and groups of flowers. Turned stem with applied copper-gilt midband cylindrical socket with detachable fluted circular and metal-rimmed bobêche. High domed splayed foot, fluted and metal-rimmed.

Provenance

By 1933, Maja Ingman, Boston; 1933, sold by Ingman to the MFA for $100.00 [see note 1]. (Accession date: March 2, 1934)

NOTES:
[1] Purchase price for pair of candlesticks (33.333-334).

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Mrs. Charles Gaston Smith's Group