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[Empire style. Candalabra with greeen pedastal and ornamental decorations.]

Image ID: 1211874

[Empire style. Candalabra with greeen pedastal and ornamental decorations.] ([ca. 1800])

Image Details

Image Title

:  [Empire style. Candalabra with greeen pedastal and ornamental decorations.]

Medium

: Watercolors

Specific Material Type

: Drawings

Item/Page/Plate

: [pl. 1]

Notes

: Candalabra. Pedastal in green with ornamental decorations : Dog, swan, arrows, claw feet etc. On top a pedestal is a lion's head on which stands a female figure in classic garb. She is holding a 3 branch candelabra with typical empire motives. Probably intended for a pair of candelabra to flank a clock.

Source

: French goldsmith's designs, ca. 1800.

Source Description

: 10 col. drawings on 8 l. ;70 cm.

Location

: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building / Art and Architecture Collection, Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs

Catalog Call Number

: MOF+++ (French goldsmith's designs)

Digital ID

: 1211874

Record ID

: 486613

Digital Item Published

: 5-20-2004; updated 3-25-2011

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