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Girandoles

Object Number: 
1945.435a
Date: 
ca. 1850
Medium: 
Brass, tin, marble
Dimensions: 
Overall: 19 3/4 x 17 x 4 in. ( 50.2 x 43.2 x 10.2 cm )
Description: 
One of a pair of identical silvered stamped sheet metal girandoles with three candle holders; bronze stand on marble base is the figure of Jenny Lind with foliate surround and tree trunk; central candle holder on scrolling steam with acanthus leaves; arms supporting other candle holders are scrolling acanthus leaves; foliate and cupid rings around candle holders pierced to support glass prisms (missing).
Gallery Label: 
The prisms from these girandoles are missing.
Credit Line: 
Gift of George A. Zabriskie
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group