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1923

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1933

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Candlestick (USA), ca. 1928

This is a candlestick. It was designed by Ilonka Karasz and manufactured by Paye & Baker Manufacturing Company. It is dated ca. 1928 and we acquired it in 1993. Its medium is electro-plated nickel silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Museum purchase from Decorative Arts Association Acquisition and General Acquisitions Endowment Funds.

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Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 8.5 x 13.5 cm (3 3/8 x 5 5/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamped on side of one foot: E.P.N.S. / P & B in hearts; 557 IK

Cite this object as

Candlestick (USA), ca. 1928; Designed by Ilonka Karasz (American, b. Hungary, 1896–1981); electro-plated nickel silver; H x diam.: 8.5 x 13.5 cm (3 3/8 x 5 5/16 in.); Museum purchase from Decorative Arts Association Acquisition and General Acquisitions Endowment Funds; 1993-111-3

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