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Candlestick

17th century (?)


Object Place: Europe, Spain

Dimensions

22 cm (8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.636

Medium or Technique

Metal

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Metalwork

Four cylindrical feet, square plate base with tooling on edge. Vertical rod, with three rings at base and center, forged into three prongs to hold the candle.

Provenance

By 1918, Hervey E. Wetzel (b. 1888 - d. 1918), Boston; 1918, by inheritance from her cousin, Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, Chicago [see note 1]; 1919, gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel, to the MFA. (Accession date: March 31, 1919)

Notes:
[1] See Wetzel's will of November 8, 1918.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel