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Deaccessioned June 26, 2014

Candleholder

French
about 1949–50
Charles Schneider (Nancy, 1881-1953) (French, 1881–1953)


Object Place: Europe, Epinay-sur-Seine, France

Dimensions

Height: 5.1 cm (2 in.) Diameter: 6.7 cm (2 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1985.546

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe

Classifications

Glass

Small heavy candleholder in clear crystal with an ovoid, thick-walled body showing controlled bubbles and containing a deep center well. Signed Schneider à Paris on the bottom.

Signed

Signed Schneider à Paris on the bottom.

Provenance

September 25, 1985, gift of John Axelrod, Boston, to the MFA; June 26, 2014, deaccessioned by the MFA for sale through Doyle, New York, February 18, 2015 (sale 15BE01), lot 311.

Credit Line

The John Axelrod Collection

Copyright

© 2011 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris