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Standing candlestick

Standing candlestick

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    first half 15th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Wrought iron

  • Museum number:

    724-1895

  • Gallery location:

    Ironwork, Room 114e, case EXP

Physical description

Wrought iron standing candelabrum designed to hold three tiers or crowns of votive candles.

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

first half 15th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Wrought iron

Dimensions

Height: 155 cm, Width: 54 cm, Depth: 54 cm

Descriptive line

Ironwork standing candlestick for three tiers of candles, wrought iron, made in France, first half 15th century

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Pl.22
Griggs, W. Iron work : 53 plates, from objects and drawings in the South Kensington Museum, reproduced by W. Griggs. London : W. Griggs & Sons Ltd., 1898.

Labels and date

STANDING CANDELABRUM FOR VOTIVE CANDLES
Wrought iron
French; first half of the 16th century []
STANDING CANDLESTICK
Wrought iron
France; 15th century

A couronne de lumière pediculée designed to hold three tiers or crowns of candles.

Museum No. 724-1895 [07/1994]

Materials

Wrought iron

Techniques

Forging (metal forming)

Categories

Metalwork; Lighting; Ironwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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