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.
Our curators have highlighted 2 objects that are related to this one.
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); Designed by Ilonka Karasz ((American, born 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
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibitions Ilonka Karasz, Works from the Collection and Looking Forward/ Looking Back: Recent Acquisitions in 20th- and 21st-Century Design.