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Candle Holder

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Silver, wood
  • Place Manufactured: Madison, Wisconsin, United States
  • DATES mid-20th century
    DIMENSIONS 3 3/4 x 9 3/8 x 4 in. (9.5 x 23.8 x 10.2 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Etched in script on bottom: "designed / by Marion Noyes" and "Executed / by" Impressed on bottom: "ONC" and "STERLING"
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1992.40.38
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Marion Anderson Noyes
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Marion Anderson Noyes (American, 1907-2002). Candle Holder, mid-20th century. Silver, wood, 3 3/4 x 9 3/8 x 4 in. (9.5 x 23.8 x 10.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Marion Anderson Noyes, 1992.40.38. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1992.40.38.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 1992.40.38.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Candle holder; silver and wood. Curving, horizontal, boomerang-shaped, un-decorated body with three evenly spaced inverted conical forms as candleholder; one at each end and one at midpoint of "V." At top of each candleholder is narrow, flattened rim. Base of each candleholder terminates in dark wood peg.
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