Cylindrical candlestick with removable, circular, folded-edge nozzle and slightly flared candle cup or socket atop a plain stem with bead at top and just above the circular, flared, step-molded base. Loose piece of green baize was adhered to iron plate covering underside of base; plate has two holes. Inside bottom of cup struck with what appears to be two, verticaly-aligned, backwards "2"s that are overstruck with an eight-petal rosette at center; numerous scratches possibly include "III". One of two candlesticks, 1981.0526.01-.02.
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
ca 1910
Physical Description
silver plate (overall material)
iron (bottom material)
baize (bottom covering material)
candlestick: 17.6 cm x 11.4 cm; 6 15/16 in x 4 1/2 in
overall: 7 in x 4 1/2 in; 17.78 cm x 11.43 cm
place made
United States
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Domestic Furnishings
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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