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Candelabrum

Vase-shaped stem on circular foot and square plinth has metal-lined cup holding five arms, two for sockets (modern metal liners) with bobeches, three upright for drops. Triangular shaft to spirally cut urn finial with pendent-hung dome below. Faceted drops, circular and long, rayed elliptical...

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Provenance

By 1950, Charles Cobb Walker; 1952, bequest of Charles Cobb Walker to the MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of Charles Cobb Walker

about 1780

Object Place

England or Ireland

Accession Number

52.990

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Furniture