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Candelabrum

Candelabrum

1757-1758

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François Thomas Germain

(French, 1726-1791)

fabricated by

Silver

Diameter: 19.9 cm (7 13/16 in.); Overall: 38.1 x 24.5 cm (15 x 9 5/8 in.)

Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 1940.14.2

Description

This pair of candelabra is from an enormous service made by Germain for the Russian court in the 1750s. A number of candelabra of similar design in various sizes can be seen in the Hermitage in St. Petersburg.

See also
Collection: 
Decorative Arts
Type of artwork: 
Silver
Medium: 
Silver

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