On View: 20th-Century Decorative Arts, 4th Floor
Gift of Jeanette Praeger
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Wurttembergische Metallenwarenfabrik (1853-present). Glass Holder, ca. 1900. Silver, glass Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Jeanette Praeger, 59.203.1a-b. Creative Commons-BY
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One of two silver(?) glass holders with, in each case, two female heads and long flowing tresses forming an interlace pattern. Plain molded convex base, simple ear handles. The design is in the Art Nouveau style. Simple glasses (a) fitting the holders (b) are probable replacements. (Marvin D. Schwarts, 05-15-62)
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