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Candlestick, One of Pair

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Pewter, enamel
  • Place Manufactured: England
  • DATES Registered 1905
    DIMENSIONS 11 x 9 1/2 x 5 in. (27.9 x 24.1 x 12.7 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Impressed on bottom: "R2459548/ENGLISH PEWTER/0530"
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 2007.41.6a-c
    CREDIT LINE Gift of the Estate of Dr. Eleanor Z. Wallace
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Archibald Knox (English, 1864-1933). Candlestick, One of Pair, Registered 1905. Pewter, enamel, 11 x 9 1/2 x 5 in. (27.9 x 24.1 x 12.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Estate of Dr. Eleanor Z. Wallace, 2007.41.6a-c. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, CUR.2007.41.6a-c.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2012
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Flat rectangular base with molded open work of stylized floral motif on each of the long sides of base each with a centered rectangle of blue enamel. Slender rectangular central shaft becomes rounded at mid-point and enclosed in symmetrical reticulated stylized vine of leaves and berries, supports downward curved symmetrical arm at top with symmetrical candle nozzles at either end decorated with molded stylized leaves and berries motif with removable circular bobeches.
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    Candlestick, One of Pair