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"Manhattan" Candlestick, One of a Pair

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Chromed metal
  • Place Manufactured: Rome, New York, United States
  • DATES 1937
    DIMENSIONS 1 1/16 x 3/1/8 x 3 1/8 in. (2/7 x 8.0 x 8.0 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS no marks
    SIGNATURE no signature
    INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    ACCESSION NUMBER 83.108.15
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Paul F. Walter
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Norman Bel Geddes (American, 1893-1958). "Manhattan" Candlestick, One of a Pair, 1937. Chromed metal, 1 1/16 x 3/1/8 x 3 1/8 in. (2/7 x 8.0 x 8.0 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Paul F. Walter, 83.108.15. Creative Commons-BY
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Chromed metal candlestick. Squat, pyramidal form rising five steps from base to top; the top has a flat surface with round hole for candle. Molded or punched from a flat sheet, the hollow underside is filled in with a cardboard square covered with felt. CONDITION: Good.
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