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Candlestick

Candlestick

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Eight beaten brass and two electrotypes in copper

  • Museum number:

    644D to M-1872

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

These are ten among fourteen (from 644 to 644M-1872) candlesticks made in the early 17th century or later. These candlesticsk are in beaten brass. Eight of these are in beaten brass and two are in electrotype. These belong to the rood-loft of the cathedral at Bois-le-Duc, Holland.

Physical description

Ten candlesticks

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Eight beaten brass and two electrotypes in copper

Dimensions

Height: 50 cm, Diameter: 30 cm

Descriptive line

Ten candlesticks formerly belonging to the rood-loft of the cathedral at Bois-le Duc (1046-1871).19th century electrotype copy.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Fortnum, C. Drury E. A descriptive catalogue of the bronzes of European origin in the South Kensington Museum. London : Printed by George E. Eyre and William Spottiswoode and sold by Chapman & Hall, 1876.
List of Objects in the Art Division, South Kensington, Acquired During the Year 1872, Arranged According to the Dates of Acquisition. London : Printed by George E. Eyre and William Spottiswoode for H.M.S.O. p. 53.

Production Note

copied from a Flemish original

Materials

Brass; Copper

Techniques

Electrotyping

Categories

Lighting; Ceremonial objects; Christianity

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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