Candelabra

Description
Three-arm candelabra consisting of a single candlestick with trumpet-shaped stem on an eight-lobed oval base that holds a double-branch insert with spiraling arms and central socket fitted with a bell-domed cover topped by a shell-and-flame finial. Relief-decorated bands of scrolls and roses at rims and bases of all four urn-shaped candle cups or sockets, top and knop of stem, and top of base. Flat bottom has two holes at ends and a central indented ring; struck incuse at center with combined mark of a horsehead in pointed shield, mirrored-angel motif in shaped shield, and three storks standing on one leg in pointed shield. One of two candelabra, DL*383690-DL*383691.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
candelabra
date made
1920-1940
Physical Description
silver plate (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 19 in x 12 3/4 in x 4 1/2 in; 48.26 cm x 32.385 cm x 11.43 cm
place made
United States: New York, Brooklyn
ID Number
DL*383690
catalog number
383690
accession number
166645
subject
Domestic Furnishings
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Bequest of Kate Session Marsh
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