Candelabrum in "Brazilian" Pattern

Object Name: 
Candelabrum in "Brazilian" Pattern

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Object Name: 
Candelabrum in "Brazilian" Pattern
Accession Number: 
2001.4.232
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 43.815 cm, W: 30.48 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1889-1900
Credit Line: 
Gift in memory of Dr. Norman L. Corah from family and friends
Primary Description: 
Candelabrum in "Brazilian" Pattern. Colorless glass, silver-plated metal; blown, cut, polished, assembled. a) colorless glass; blown, cut; silver plated. b) bottom half of cover for join of arm structure to base; colorless glass; blown, cut, ground, polished. c) colorless glass; cut, polished, silver plated; d) top half of cover for join of arm structure to base; e) honey comb cut; f-1) glass, metal, wire; g-1) colorless glass, metal (plated), stamped "1" on bottom of metal mount, numbered in black "N-1" on rim; h-1) copper with silver plate; 11 drops) colorless glass; wire, cut, polished, assembled, consist of one octagonal faceted conical "jewel", two triangular prisms with faceted tear drop at end; f-2) colorless glass, wire; blown, cut, polished; g-2) colorless glass, metal; blown, cut, metal plated; assembled, stamped "2" on under side of metal mount; h-2) copper, silver plated; 11 drops) colorless glass, wire; cut, polished, assembled; all drops different measurements and conditions and are interchangeable; f-3) colorless glass, wire; blown, cut, polished; g-3) colorless glass, metal; blown, cut, polished, metal plated, assembled; h-3) copper, silver plated; 12 drops) colorless glass, wire; cut, polished, assembled; f-4) colorless glass, wire; blown, cut, polished; g-4) colorless glass, metal; blown, cut, polished, metal, plated, stamped "4" on bottom of metal mount; h-4) copper; silver plated; 12 drops) colorless glass, wire; cut, polished, assembled.
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
Brazilian
Provenance: 
From the Cutter's Wheel, Source
2001-12-19
Category: 
Color: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
4
stamp
Stamped (a) top of silver plate by screw
Recent Important Acquisitions, 44 (2002) illustrated, pp. 230-231, fig. 31; BIB# AI64571