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Standing candlestick

Standing candlestick

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    16th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Wrought iron

  • Museum number:

    7807-1892

  • Gallery location:

    Ironwork, Room 114e, case EXP

Physical description

Wrought iron standing candlestick, the central pricket surrounded by alternating candleholders and prickets, decorated with acorn motifs.

Place of Origin

Italy (made)

Date

16th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Wrought iron

Dimensions

Height: 168 cm, Width: 65.5 cm, Depth: 61 cm

Descriptive line

Ironwork standing candlestick, central pricket surrounded by alternating candleholders and prickets, decorated with acorn motifs, wrought iron, made in Italy, 16th century

Labels and date

STANDING CANDLESTICK
Wrought iron
Italy; 16th century

Similar to other so-called couronnes de lumière pediculée standing nearby. This standing candlestick has a central pricket surrounded by alternating candleholders and prickets, and is decorated with acorn motifs.

Museum No. 7807-1892 [07/1994]

Materials

Wrought iron

Techniques

Forging (metal forming)

Subjects depicted

Acorns

Categories

Metalwork; Lighting; Ironwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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