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Decorative Arts

MANUFACTURER Towle Silversmiths
  • Place Manufactured: United States
  • DATES ca. 1955
    DIMENSIONS 7 1/2 x 9 1/2 x 4 1/4 in. (19.1 x 24.1 x 10.8 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Stamped on base on interior of candle holder : "TOWLE / STERLING / 11 / FILLED REINFORCED"
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1992.40.32
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Marion Anderson Noyes
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Marion Anderson Noyes (American, 1907-2002). Candlestick, ca. 1955. Silver, 7 1/2 x 9 1/2 x 4 1/4 in. (19.1 x 24.1 x 10.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Marion Anderson Noyes, 1992.40.32. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, 1992.40.32_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2007
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Silver candlestick with plastic accent. Bud-shaped candle holder with flat top and flared lip; tapers to narrow tubular stem that curves down in spiraling shape to form base, stem has black plastic tip with rounded end. Condition: Good; small nicks and spotting.
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