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Candle Holder (France)

This is a Candle holder. It is dated 18th century and we acquired it in 1952. Its medium is iron, fruitwood (pear?). It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Anonymous. It is credited Gift of Anonymous Donor.

  • Double Cylinder Pendant Necklace
  • fabricated oxidized sterling silver, hand drilled and perforated yellow gold....
  • The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.
  • 2016-34-27
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Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 20 × 7.8 × 7.5 cm (7 7/8 × 3 1/16 × 2 15/16 in.)

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Candle Holder (France); iron, fruitwood (pear?); H x W x D: 20 × 7.8 × 7.5 cm (7 7/8 × 3 1/16 × 2 15/16 in.); Gift of Anonymous Donor; 1952-166-35

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibitions Collection Selects: Wyss Institute and Hewitt Sisters Collect.

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