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1905

  • Work on this object ended.

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Double Candleholder Candlestick, ca. 1900

This is a Candlestick. It was designed by William Arthur Smith Benson and manufactured by W.A.S. Benson Ltd.. It is dated ca. 1900 and we acquired it in 2008. Its medium is brass, copper. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Paul F. Walter. It is credited Gift of Paul F. Walter.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 10.5 x 21 x 26 cm (4 1/8 x 8 1/4 x 10 1/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamped on underside of foot: 23[? number indistinct, possibly partial; may be a 0 or 9]4

Cite this object as

Double Candleholder Candlestick, ca. 1900; Designed by William Arthur Smith Benson (English, 1854 - 1924); England; brass, copper; H x W x D: 10.5 x 21 x 26 cm (4 1/8 x 8 1/4 x 10 1/4 in.); Gift of Paul F. Walter; 2008-21-12

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