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Crane Candlestick, 1988

This is a Candlestick. It was designed by Matthew Hilton. It is dated 1988 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is cast aluminum. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mel Byars. It is credited Gift of Mel Byars.

  • Zig-Zag Chair, ca. 1934
  • joined and painted elm.
  • Museum purchase from Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Fund.
  • 1994-60-1

Its dimensions are

Overall: 38 x 16 x 6.4 cm (14 15/16 x 6 5/16 x 2 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Crane Candlestick, 1988; Designed by Matthew Hilton (b. 1957); England; cast aluminum; Overall: 38 x 16 x 6.4 cm (14 15/16 x 6 5/16 x 2 1/2 in.); Gift of Mel Byars; 1991-59-176

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