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

Candlestick has white square base and full length figure of woman wearing dress and hat standing in front of tree. Woman carries an object in her right hand and carries a pouch over her shoulder. Just below candlestick opening is a ring that holds nine clearly etched decorative pieces. Ring is designed with doves holding flowers. Ring and scene with woman are gold colored.