On View In:
Gallery 337
Artist:   Artist Unknown  
Title:   Wall sconce  
Date:   c. 1800  
Medium:   Lead glass  
Dimensions:   27 x 22 in. (68.58 x 55.88 cm)  
Credit Line:   Gift of James. F. and Louise H. Bell in memory of James S. and Sallie M. Bell  
Location:   Gallery 337  


Object Description  
  
Inscriptions:    
Classification:   Glass (Do Not Use)  
Physical Description:   wall sconce, two-candle, Waterford type cut glass; three stems spring from central cup-shaped bracket, the two side ones terminating in candle-holders, and third, in center, terminating in eight-pointed star below which hang eight series of graduated oval crystal drops repeated at star-shaped bases of candle holders which are connected by two festoons of oval drops caught up in center by shell shaped ornament, central cup-shaped bracket rests upon concave eight-pointed star base, and from each point hang two oval drops, while one, much longer, hangs from center of base; wall connection, oval brass medallion, beaded and fluted  
Creation Place:   North America, United States, , ,  
Accession #:   31.32  
Owner:   The Minneapolis Institute of Arts