Object ID
2007.27.1
Object Name
Kandili
Object Collection
Angela's Collection (is part of)
Date Created
1900 – 1950
Material
Ceramic; Metal
Object Entities
Ladias, Angela (owned by)
Ladias, Angela (is related to)
Kapantaris, Kanella (is related to)
Kapantaris, Jim (is related to)
Object Description
White ceramic kandili. The bulb of the kandili is white with a painted rose design. The kandili is wired for electricity. The top and bottom of the ceramic kandili are brass plates. and the tip has a brass chain as well. The electrical plug has an oak leaf design on top. The design was popular during the early 20th century.
Origin
Donated by Angela Ladias. The hand painted Kandili was originally owned by Kanella and Jim Kapantaris, circa early 20th century. Most likely used to light up their icons or religious center in their house.
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Citation
Kandili, 1900 – 1950, Angela's Collection, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/7661. Accessed 10/24/21.