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Pair with 39.89b. On a molded support against three vertical spears stands eagle with spread wings. Spiral scrolls of wire with applied ornaments support two candle-sockets of brass with cut-glass bobeche and pendants. Festooned chains are supported above the eagle and in his bill.

Provenance

Mr. and Mrs. Maxim Karolik; 1939, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Maxim Karolik to the MFA.

Credit Line

The M. and M. Karolik Collection of Eighteenth-Century American Arts

English (London), about 1800–10

Dimensions

88.9 cm (35 in.)

Accession Number

39.89.1

Medium or Technique

Gilded wood, glass, brass

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Furniture