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ormolu girandole candlestick
  • Cornelius & Co.
  • ormolu girandole candlestick, 1849
  • Where object was made: United States
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1289.b

Candlestick has white square base and full length figure of man standing in front of tree. Man is holding object in right hand and resting left hand on stump of tree. He carries a sword and wears a military uniform. Above man are two large flowers. Just below candlestick opening is a ring made up of doves and flowers. Ring and scene with man are gold colored.