Candlestick

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Description
Candlestick with an incurved cylindrical candle cup or socket on footed bowl-shaped base atop a tapered hexagonal stem with compressed-ball knop ending in a circular flared or trumpet-shaped drip pan on hexagonal stepped base. Molded rim and socket have one seam; hollow shaft cast in two vertical sections. Socket exterior with partial stamp of "PR" in raised serif letters inside a crowned shield. One of two candlesticks, DL*383563A-B.
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1702 - 1754
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 6 3/8 in x 3 3/4 in; 16.1925 cm x 9.525 cm
ID Number
DL.383563A
catalog number
383563A
accession number
162866
Credit Line
Bequest of Arthur Michael
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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