Candelabra

Object Number: 
1945.255
Date: 
ca. 1850
Medium: 
Brass, marble, glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 20 1/2 x 17 1/2 x 10 in. ( 52.1 x 44.4 x 25.4 cm )
Description: 
Five branch candelabra with bronze figure of women in Middle Eastern looking clothing supporting lotus leaf with five scrolling acanthus leaf arms with candle holders; glass prisms dangle from acanthus supports; white marble base has been painted black.
Gallery Label: 
According to the donor, the figures represent Jenny Lind. The candelabra also should have 50 prisms but only 16.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Jenny Lind Collection of Leonidas Westervelt
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group