Candlestick

Candlestick

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Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
candlestick
date made
ca 1910
place made
United States
Physical Description
silver plate (overall material)
iron (bottom material)
baize (bottom covering material)
Measurements
overall: 7 in x 4 1/2 in; 17.78 cm x 11.43 cm
ID Number
1981.0526.02
accession number
1981.0526
catalog number
1981.0526.02
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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