"Manhattan" Candlestick, One of a Pair
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
1 1/16 x 3/1/8 x 3 1/8 in. (2/7 x 8.0 x 8.0 cm) (show scale)
Gift of Paul F. Walter
Chromed metal candlestick. Squat, pyramidal form rising five steps from base to top; the top has a flat surface with round hole for candle. Molded or punched from a flat sheet, the hollow underside is filled in with a cardboard square covered with felt.
Norman Bel Geddes (American, 1893-1958). "Manhattan" Candlestick, One of a Pair, 1937. Chromed metal, 1 1/16 x 3/1/8 x 3 1/8 in. (2/7 x 8.0 x 8.0 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Paul F. Walter, 83.108.15. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 83.108.15_83.108.16_bw.jpg)
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