Candlesticks

Object Number: 
1945.256a
Date: 
ca. 1850
Medium: 
Brass, marble, glass
Dimensions: 
Overall (a): 15 1/4 × 5 1/4 × 3 1/4 in. (38.7 × 13.3 × 8.3 cm) Overall (b): 15 in. × 5 1/2 in. × 3 1/2 in. (38.1
Description: 
One of a pair of identical candlesticks with bronze figures of women in Middle Eastern looking clothing supporting candle holders on long stems; acanthus leaf supports pierced to hold glass prisms (missing) marble bases.
Gallery Label: 
According to the donor, the figures represent Jenny Lind.
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