Candleholder

 
Candleholder
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  • Title :     Candleholder
  • Artist:     Louis Dee Designer Louis Dee Manufacturer
  • Accession:     XX1991.127.2
  • Country:     Great Britain London
  • Date:     1876, design date 1881, manufacture date
  • Dimensions:     Inches 8-1/2 4-1/2 diameter, Centimeters 21.6 11.4 diameter
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Decorative Arts and Furniture
  • Subject:     Portraits , Humor/Satire , Caricature and Cartoons , Metal/Metal Design , Lighting/Lighting Design
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     XX1991.127.1-21.JPG
  • Tags:     Decorative Arts and Furniture
Description:
One of a pair of silver candlesticks; overall imagery forming shoulders, head and nightcap of man with three faces, one smiling, one yawning and one sleeping; removable nightcap extinguisher; three carpet slipper feet protruding from base; depicts satirical image of Louis Phillipe, King of France, 1830-48, based of a cartoon by Daumier.