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Candle Holder (Switzerland), ca. 1730

This is a Candle holder. It is dated ca. 1730 and we acquired it in 1976. Its medium is wrought iron. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by C. Helme Strater Jr., John B. Strater and Margaret S. Robinson. It is credited Gift of the C. Helme and Alice B. Strater Collection.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 18 x 13 x 13 cm (7 1/16 x 5 1/8 x 5 1/8 in.)

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Candle Holder (Switzerland), ca. 1730; wrought iron; H x W x D: 18 x 13 x 13 cm (7 1/16 x 5 1/8 x 5 1/8 in.); Gift of the C. Helme and Alice B. Strater Collection; 1976-1-125

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Hewitt Sisters Collect.

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