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1907

  • Work on this object began.

1917

  • Work on this object ended.

1995

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2022

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Candlestick

This is a Candlestick. It was designed by Eduard Schweitzer and manufactured by Waechtersbach Steingut Fabrik. It is dated ca. 1912 and we acquired it in 1995. Its medium is earthenware. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Gift of Denis Gallion and Daniel Morris.

It has the following markings

On underside: painted "GERMANY / Uec: 2251 / C?"; impressed "DXS 5818 / square monogram?"

Cite this object as

Candlestick; Designed by Eduard Schweitzer (German, 1870 - 1939); earthenware; Gift of Denis Gallion and Daniel Morris; 1994-118-15

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