Candelabra, "Contemporary Group", One of Pair
8 1/8 x 7 x 6 3/4 in. (20.6 x 17.8 x 17.1 cm)
Underside of (b) base, stamped: '[company logo] candle in holder Reed Barton/880.'
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Gift of Ravi R. Mathura
Candelabra comprised of two parts, upper section fitting into detachable base. Designed by Robert H. Ramp (Pratt Institute) and strongly influenced by contemporary Scandinavian design, each piece can rotate 360 degrees to allow endless variations. An example of the line 'Contemporary Group' introduced in 1950 drawing on the young artists from Pratt Institute and Rhode Island School of Design.(a) Upper section: three arms with attached 'U' shaped holders for tapers, arms shaped like a twisted, open, 'W.' tapering to a solid rounded base (b) base: abstracted foot shaped base with hole for upper section.
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