Girandole (one of a pair)
Rococo Revival style; 1840-1860
Girandoles, made in pairs or sets of three, were ornamental branched candleholders usually made of gilt brass with glass prisms. Especially fashionable in the mid-19th century, the figures were often characters from popular literature of the day.
Brass, glass, marble. H 43.9, W 41.2, D 10.3 cm
Hampton National Historic Site, HAMP 4217