Candelabra

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Object Name: 
Candelabra
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
85.4.5 B
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 34.3 cm, W: 12.3 cm, L: 29.1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1920-1932
Credit Line: 
Gift of Constance Wright
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; cut and polished. Consists of a flat vertical element in the form of a stylized fleur-de-lis elongated by two stacked pair of abstracted leaf forms; V-cut detailing of general leaf veining on one side only; two curved horizontal extremes are surmounted by white-metal plated threaded brass hardware in a flared cylindrical form with vertical extensions fitted with ribbed rubber washers; removable concave pressed bobeches cut with an edge of alternating scallops and points; decorated with three V-cut lines extending from edges and middle of points in to the lowers point of dish; removable candle sockets fitted with brass threading, in the form of an elongated blossom with same edge treatment and engraving as bobeches; vertical section is bolted to a solid rectangular base; top surface edges are deeply beveled and outside edges are beveled and cut in same scallop/point pattern; underside with V-cuts radiating from center to outside edge of each point; cut edges beveled and surfaces bear marks of acid polishing.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Wright, Constance, Source
1985