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Candlestick

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The candlesticks are of shaped hexagonal form. Each is constructed of three pieces of copper, which have been enameled in white on the exterior and in blue on the interior and the underside of the base. The sections are joined by two mercury gilded copper mounts. The deep socket has a slightly...

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Credit Line

Gift of Rita and Frits Markus

German (Berlin), about 1725–35

Object Place

Berlin, Germany

Dimensions

14.5 x 9.7 x 12.4 cm (5 11/16 x 3 13/16 x 4 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1982.784

Medium or Technique

Metal, enameled copper with polychrome decoration and gold; mercury-gilded copper mounts

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Enamels