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Brass candlestick

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Candlestick with tubular shaft of welded sheet metal and spun circular base with molding on edge and concave pan. Iron spring-loaded action under removable cap. Label stamped on shaft within frame.

Marks

Marked on shaft with applied rectangular tag: "CORNELIUS / & / BAKER / PHILADELPHIA"

Provenance

Collected by the donor’s late husband twenty to thirty years ago; inherited by the donor.

Credit Line

Gift of Lois Katherine Rogers in memory of her husband, Fred F. Rogers, Jr.

1851–70

Object Place

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Dimensions

12 3/8 x 5 1/8 Diameter in. (31.4 x 13 Diameter cm)

Accession Number

2000.943

Medium or Technique

Brass, iron

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Metalwork