Definition of Bobeches
1. bobeche [n] - See also: bobeche
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Literary usage of Bobeches
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1. Catalogue of the Rare Artistic Properties Collected by the Connoisseur ...by American Art Association, Raoul Tolentino, Seymour de Ricci, Horace Townsend by American Art Association, Raoul Tolentino, Seymour de Ricci, Horace Townsend (1920)
"120—VENETIAN WROUGHT-IRON CANDLE-BRACKETS OF THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY Scrolled leaves and flowers of wrought iron, with circular bobeches and ..."
2. De Luxe Illustrated Catalogue of the Extensive and Very Valuable Artistic ...by Luigi Orselli, Horace Townsend, American Art Association by Luigi Orselli, Horace Townsend, American Art Association (1921)
"... leaf-carved bases, circular beaded feet. Saucer- shaped carved bobeches and gadrooned vase-shaped candle-sockets. Completely gilt. Height, 14 inches. ..."
3. Fromont and Risler: ("Fromont Jeune Et Risler Aîné") by Alphonse Daudet (1898)
"The wax candles around the mirror had burned down to the end and cracked the bobeches ; and the bed, with its lace flounces and valances, its great curtains ..."
4. Souvenirs of My Time by Jessie Benton Frémont (1887)
"The rooms were lit altogether by wax lights in Venetian glass chandeliers. The bobeches, or glass cups around the candles, were as large as breakfast plates ..."
5. Due Reverence: Antiques in the Possession of the American Philosophical Society by Murphy D. Smith (1992)
"Each candelabrum has an arrangement of three-petaled sockets and bobeches which are suspended with cushion-and- Fig. 26 Bronze Candelabra spear colorless ..."