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Pair of pricket candlesticks

Designer:
Mounted after a design by Reinhold Vasters (German, Erkelenz 1827–1909 Aachen)
Date:
second half 16th century, mounts 1880–90
Culture:
Italian, probably Milan
Medium:
Crystal, silver-gilt, enamel
Dimensions:
Height (each): 13 1/2 in. (34.3 cm)
Classification:
Natural Substances-Rock Crystal
Credit Line:
The Friedsam Collection, Bequest of Michael Friedsam, 1931
Accession Number:
32.100.243, .244
Not on view
Whereas the four cut crystal sections are of Milanese XVI century origin, the silver-gilt and enameled gold mounts have been designed by Reinhold Vasters, and executed for Frederick Spitzer, Paris, 1880-1890.
Marking: None
Frédéric Spitzer ; Fritz von Gans , Frankfurt (by 1910) ; Kurt Walker Bachstitz , The Hague (by 1920) ; Michael Friedsam (until 1931; bequeathed to MMA)
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