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Candle Holder

Decorative Arts

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 not on view
    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
    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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