Candelabrum (one of a pair)

Gilt bronze, derbyshire spar | 45.9 x 33.7cm | Second half 18th century

Unknown Artist

One of the materials often used by Boulton and Fothergill's metalwork manufactory was Derbyshire spar, also known as Blue John, a type of fluorite mined near Castleton in Derbyshire.

Credit: Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1955
Object: 55.148.1a–h

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