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Glass and chromed metal
Patented September 27, 1949
Impressed on top around circular opening: "DES No. 155,354 [infinity symbol] "silex" [infinity symbol] CANDLE WARMER [infinity symbol]"
Gift of David A. Hanks in honor of Jewel Stern
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Peter Mueller-Munk (American, 1904-1967). Candle Warmer, Patented September 27, 1949. Glass and chromed metal, 3 5/8 x 6 in. (9.2 x 15.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of David A. Hanks in honor of Jewel Stern, 2010.75.1a-c. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.2010.75.1a-c.jpg)
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Glass and chromed metal candle warmer, with three separate sections, a. pressed glass circular bowl with overall, raised,horizontal rippled, ridged pattern, on a smaller, raised, narrow vertical ridged pattern base with three, thin, protruding, rectangular 1.5 inch feet. Interior of bowl with central raised circle (for candle), surrounded by three, open small holes.
b: thin chrome metal lid with pressed and cut out pattern, central circular opening surrounded by nine regularly spaced, open circles with wavy thin, metal horizontal center and at outer edge with eighteen, regularly spaced, narrow, rectangular, open slots. c: small, white candle in glass container, of recent manufacture and evidence of use.
Condition: Good, candle wax on interior in small holes and smoke tarnish to underside of lid.
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