Centerpiece with Candle Holder, Bateau Pattern
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
2 1/2 x 12 1/8 x 5 3/8 in. (6.4 x 30.8 x 13.7 cm)
Other (Candle Holder (b)): 1 3/8 x 5 x 2 3/8 in. (3.5 x 12.7 x 6 cm) (show scale)
Inscribed on underside of bowl (a): "Gorham [in script] / E [anchor in shield] P / YC689"
Inscribed on underside edge of base (b): "Gorham [in script] / E [anchor in shield] P / YC690"
Gift of Jewel Stern
You may download and use Brooklyn Museum images of this three-dimensional work in accordance with a Creative Commons license
. Fair use, as understood under the United States Copyright Act, may also apply.
Please include caption information from this page and credit the Brooklyn Museum. If you need a high resolution file, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
For further information about copyright, we recommend resources at the United States Library of Congress
, Cornell University
, Copyright and Cultural Institutions: Guidelines for U.S. Libraries, Archives, and Museums
, and Copyright Watch
For more information about the Museum's rights project, including how rights types are assigned, please see our blog posts on copyright
If you have any information regarding this work and rights to it, please contact email@example.com
Gorham Manufacturing Company (founded 1865). Centerpiece with Candle Holder, Bateau Pattern, ca. 1960. Silverplate, 2 1/2 x 12 1/8 x 5 3/8 in. (6.4 x 30.8 x 13.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Jewel Stern, 2004.12.15a-b. Creative Commons-BY
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2010
"CUR" at the beginning of an image file name means that the image was created by a curatorial staff member. These study images may be digital point-and-shoot photographs, when we don\'t yet have high-quality studio photography, or they may be scans of older negatives, slides, or photographic prints, providing historical documentation of the object.
Silver-plated centerpiece bowl (a) with candleholder (b); "Bateau" pattern. Boat-shaped bowl (a) rises from flat, ovoid base; sides curve upward and come to a point at the ends. Removable candle holder (b) with oval, domed base that fits into bottom of bowl; three short cylindrical bobeches in a row across top of dome.
Condition: Excellent, some very light scratches.
Not every record you will find here is complete. More information is available for some works than for others, and some entries have been updated more recently. Records are frequently reviewed and revised, and we welcome
any additional information you might have.