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Wall Sconce

Decorative Arts

On View: Decorative Art, 20th-Century Decorative Arts, 4th Floor
MEDIUM Hammered copper
DATES 1912-1915
DIMENSIONS 13 x 5 3/8 x 2 1/2 in. (33 x 13.7 x 6.4 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Roycroft trademark punched into top front surface. see file for actual mark
SIGNATURE no signature
INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Decorative Art, 20th-Century Decorative Arts, 4th Floor
ACCESSION NUMBER 86.178
CREDIT LINE Anonymous gift
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION Victor Toothaker (American, died 1932). Wall Sconce, 1912-1915. Hammered copper, 13 x 5 3/8 x 2 1/2 in. (33 x 13.7 x 6.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Anonymous gift, 86.178. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.86.178.jpg)
IMAGE overall, CUR.86.178.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2010
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Wall sconce, hammered copper. Back plate of trefoil shaped top, slim center swelling to bulbous bottom form. Single candle arm projects forward at bottom of back plate; candle-cup with frilled decorative edging, riveted to flat projecting arm. Hole for hanging in center of top cusp. CONDITION: Good, Roy croft stamp slightly effaced at one side.
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Victor Toothaker (American, died 1932). <em>Wall Sconce</em>, 1912-1915. Hammered copper, 13 x 5 3/8 x 2 1/2 in. (33 x 13.7 x 6.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Anonymous gift, 86.178. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.86.178.jpg)