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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
Description

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.