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Bronze candlestick

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Bronze candlestick with three legs; similar to a candlestick found by the M.F.A. Expedition at Kasr-i-Abu Nasr near Shiraz, Persia, cf. Bulletin, December 1934, Sec. II. fig. 33, 36.

Provenance

Gift of Charles Bain Hoyt. (Accession date: Nov-07-1935)

Credit Line

Gift of Charles Bain Hoyt

Near Eastern, Iranian, Persian, Sasanian, A.D. 226–651

Dimensions

Height: 23.6 cm (9 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

35.1752

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Lighting Devices