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Collection of the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

Drawing, "Candlestick"

type: Drawing

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Vertical rectangle. Below is a circular base with three steps. Two sphinxes sit radially carrying a basket with flowers upon their heads from which a candle rises. In the center is a pedestal with a vase. In front of it is below a medallion with a bust portrait, above tow crossed horns which are supported by festoons. Each carries a candle. At the foot of teh vase are two birds supporting festoons. Another stands at the foot of the upper candle which rises from flowers. Framing dark brown stripe. Mounted and framed except above stripes fo gray blue paper.

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Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design