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Socket candlestick with long, slightly tapered shaft attached to a base comprising a disk with raised rim and three projecting pointed feet. Cast in one piece and filed. The tapered socket with hexagonal top and base has two horizontal forked flanges just above large quadrangular lateral...

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Provenance

1961, gift of Horace L. Mayer, Englewood, NJ, to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 20, 1961)

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

Northern European, Medieval (Gothic), 14th century

Object Place

Germany

Dimensions

18.6 x 9.3 x 9.9 cm (7 5/16 x 3 11/16 x 3 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

61.1288

Medium or Technique

Leaded bronze (69.1% copper, 24% lead, 4.7% tin, 2.2% antimony, trace of zinc)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Metalwork