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 struck "PR" in raised serif letters inside a crowned shield. One of two candlesticks, DL*383563A-B.
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Object Name
Object Type
Date made
1702 - 1754
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
overall: 15.4 cm x 9.5 cm; 6 1/16 in x 3 3/4 in
overall: 6 1/4 in x 3 3/4 in; 15.875 cm x 9.525 cm
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
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 Arthur Michael
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