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Candlestick, One of Pair

Decorative Arts

On View: Decorative Art, 20th-Century Decorative Arts, 4th Floor
MEDIUM Silver-plate
  • Place Manufactured: United States
  • DATES ca. 1910
    DIMENSIONS 7 7/8 x 4 1/2 in. (20 x 11.4 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS on bottom: "PAIRPOINT MFG. CO." Below is a product logo consisting of an irregular-shaped hexagon framing a "P"; and below is stamped "B6119"
    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 1989.73.1
    CREDIT LINE H. Randolph Lever Fund
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Pairpoint Manufacturing Company (1880-1929). Candlestick, One of Pair, ca. 1910. Silver-plate, 7 7/8 x 4 1/2 in. (20 x 11.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, H. Randolph Lever Fund, 1989.73.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.1989.73.1-.2.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, CUR.1989.73.1-.2.jpg., 2019
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION The candlestick has a hexagonal base, which is flat with shallow sides. Extending from each of six corners are slightly protrusive ribs, which terminate at neck. The center of shaft is incurved, scrolling forward and forming a hexagonal shaped plateau. The stem is hexagonal with straight sides and each side of neck embellished with grid pattern consisting of four vertical rows and three horizontal rows of rectangles. The hexagonal shaped collar has flat, shallow sides and a deep circular-shaped bowl. 1989.73.2 is part of pair. CONDITION - Excellent.
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