Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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ormolu girandole candlestick
  • Dietz & Company
  • ormolu girandole candlestick, 1852
  • Where object was made: United States
  • copper
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1290.b
Description

Candlestick has a rectangular shaped stacked base. Figure of man wearing a tunic has long hair, beard, and is holding a cross in left hand with right arm in a raised position. In background is large leafy plant, tree, and flowers. Stem of candlestick leads up to opening. Just below candlestick opening is a ring of doves and flowers. Nine clear decorative pieces attach to ring. Ring and scene with man are gold in color.