User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Candlestick

Start collecting

The silver candlestick has a square base, with each side inclining slightly toward a single square column. Each side is decorated with cloisonné enamel decoration of pansy-like flowers and leaves. Concentric circles of blue and yellow enamel form bosses that are placed midway along the length...

Show Full Description

Inscription

None.

Marks

Incised on base "EC / 1917."

Provenance

Early history unknown. Acquired from Christie's East, 17 April 1997, sale number 7989, lot no. 101.

Credit Line

Gift of The Seminarians in honor of J. E. Robinson III

1917

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

18.73 x 10.48 x 10.48 cm (7 3/8 x 4 1/8 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1997.56

Medium or Technique

Silver with enamel decoration

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Metalwork