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Pair Of Candelabra (Netherlands)

This is a Pair of Candelabra. It was made by Valentijn Casper Bömke. It is dated 1766 and we acquired it in 1926. Its medium is cast, molded, and raised silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was bequest of Mrs. John Innes Kane. It is credited Bequest of Mrs. John Innes Kane.

  • Beaker (Poland)
  • parcel-gilt silver.
  • Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.
  • 1931-48-95

Our curators have highlighted 8 objects that are related to this one. Here are three of them, selected at random:

  • Hall Stand (England)
  • cast iron, marble, glass, brass.
  • Museum purchase from Walter R. Scholz Memorial and Decorative Arts....
  • 1989-64-1

Its dimensions are

H x W: 39 x 27.5cm (15 3/8 x 10 13/16in.)

It has the following markings

Four marks underneath. Amsterdam, date letter, G (maker?), "VCB"; one undecipherable on rim. V on shield under crown control mark?

Cite this object as

Pair Of Candelabra (Netherlands); Made by Valentijn Casper Bömke (Dutch, n.d.); cast, molded, and raised silver; H x W: 39 x 27.5cm (15 3/8 x 10 13/16in.); Bequest of Mrs. John Innes Kane; 1926-37-130-a/h

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibitions Hewitt Sisters Collect and The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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