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Campden

Candelabrum
ca. 1957 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Robert Welch (1929-2000) was trained at the Birmingham School of Art under Ralph Baxendale and Cyril Shiner. From 1952 to 1955 he was at the Royal College of Art, after which he was appointed as design consultant to J.J. Wiggin of Sheffield, manufacturers of stainless steel tableware. Throughout his career he undertook many industrial design commissions (he designed the stainless steel tableware for the Orient liner Oriana) while continuing to practise as a silversmith.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Stainless steel with wood
Brief Description
Stainless steel and wood, England, Bloxwich, ca.1957, made by J.J. Wiggin, designed by Robert Welch RDI.
Physical Description
Three legged, stainless steel, candelabrum, with wooden feet.
Dimensions
  • Height: 9.125in
Taken from register - with qualification but unable to read.
Style
Credit line
Given by the manufacturer
Summary
Robert Welch (1929-2000) was trained at the Birmingham School of Art under Ralph Baxendale and Cyril Shiner. From 1952 to 1955 he was at the Royal College of Art, after which he was appointed as design consultant to J.J. Wiggin of Sheffield, manufacturers of stainless steel tableware. Throughout his career he undertook many industrial design commissions (he designed the stainless steel tableware for the Orient liner Oriana) while continuing to practise as a silversmith.
Collection
Accession Number
CIRC.345-1959

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record createdFebruary 25, 2008
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