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Pair Of Candelabra (Netherlands), 1766

This is a Pair of Candelabra. It was made by Valentijn Casper Bömke. It is dated 1766 and we acquired it in 1926. Its medium is cast, molded, and raised silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was bequest of Mrs. John Innes Kane. It is credited Bequest of Mrs. John Innes Kane.

  • Object ID #18649289
  • metal, chrome-plated metal, bakelite.
  • Museum purchase from the Decorative Arts Association Acquisition and....
  • 1994-71-21
  • Box (Russia), ca. 1760
  • chased, engraved and partially nielloed and gilt raised and cast silver.
  • Gift of Sarah Cooper Hewitt.
  • 1931-61-16

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 39 x 27.5 cm (15 3/8 x 10 13/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Pair Of Candelabra (Netherlands), 1766; Made by Valentijn Casper Bömke (Dutch, n.d.); cast, molded, and raised silver; H x diam.: 39 x 27.5 cm (15 3/8 x 10 13/16 in.); Bequest of Mrs. John Innes Kane; 1926-37-131-a/h

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Hewitt Sisters Collect.

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