- Museum number
Candelabrum, wrought iron, with tripod foot, twisted stem and openwork tray with three double scrolls providing support for kindling.
- Production date
Height: 40.20 centimetres
Width: 16 centimetres (of tray at top)
- Curator's comments
- Text from Eth Doc 1836: 215-216. These candlesticks are made of wrought iron. The iron is twisted into a spiral which is in itself a kind of decoration. The candlestick also has a pair of nippers which hold the kindling, for this one is not designed for candles.
Second half of the C19th.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
1977, London, Museum of Mankind, Bulgarian Village Arts, no. 25
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Part of a collection of 347 items given by the Bulgarian Committee for Cultural Relations in 1971, together with a full list describing each item, its manufacture and usage (Eth Doc 1836); this information is given under 'Curator's Comment'.
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number