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1953

  • Work on this object began.

1959

  • We acquired this object.

1963

  • Work on this object ended.

2015

2019

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"Three Who Watch" Candlestick, ca. 1958

This is a Candlestick. It was designed by Ruth Pennington. It is dated ca. 1958 and we acquired it in 1959. Its medium is bent silver wire, silver, plique-à-jour enamel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was purchased from Ruth Pennington and purchased with funds from: Annie I. Kane. It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Annie I. Kane.

Its dimensions are

H x Diam.: 21.2 x 9.5 cm (8 3/8 x 3 3/4 in.)

Cite this object as

"Three Who Watch" Candlestick, ca. 1958; Designed by Ruth Pennington (American, 1905 - 1998); bent silver wire, silver, plique-à-jour enamel; H x Diam.: 21.2 x 9.5 cm (8 3/8 x 3 3/4 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Annie I. Kane; 1959-176-1

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