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CANDELABRA FROM A SEVEN-PIECE TABLE GARNITURE

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CANDELABRA FROM A SEVEN-PIECE TABLE GARNITURE

Made by: V. Mayer's Söhne

Currently in storage


About this object

This seven-piece table garniture features Dyonisian iconography. The candelabra sits on a triangular decorated with cast and applied festoons. The fluted post is ornamented with swags terminates on a cluster of eight candle brackets in two tiers. Around the upright are three dancing classical figures in full relief.

Category:
lighting devices
Object name:
CANDELABRA FROM A SEVEN-PIECE TABLE GARNITURE
Made from:
Silver -- glass
Made in:
Vienna, Austria
Date made:
1873
Size:
78.7 × 30.5 cm (31 × 12 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.290.11-12
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
MARK Letter A in square with cut-off corners, assay mark for Vienna, 1866-1922; head of Diana in five-lobed flower shape, with3 to left and A to right, silver standard of .750 persent fineness, used in Vienna, 1872-1937; head of greyhound in hexagon, with 3 to left and A to right, silver standard of .800 percent fineness, used in Vienna, 1866-1922; V M S in rectangle, maker's mark for firm of Mayer's V. Söhne, Vienna, 1870-81; V C in rectangle with cut-off corners, mark of Vincenz Czokally, silversmith in Vienna (active 1866-99)
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973