Candleholder from the Berlin XI Olympiad, 1936

 
Candleholder from the Berlin XI Olympiad, 1936
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  • Title :     Candleholder from the Berlin XI Olympiad, 1936
  • Artist:     Lemcke Designer
  • Accession:     84.1.41
  • Country:     Germany Berlin
  • Date:     circa 1936
  • Dimensions:     Inches 7-3/8 3-5/8 diameter, Centimeters 18.7 9.2 diameter
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Decorative Arts and Furniture
  • Collection Theme:     Health, Hygiene and Fitness
  • Subject:     Olympics and World Games , Leisure/Sports , Metal/Metal Design
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     84.1.41.JPG
  • Tags:     Health, Hygiene, and Fitness~Decorative Arts and Furniture
Description:
Cylindrical candleholder with flared rim, carried by the torchbearers from Olympia, Greece to Berlin; on side is raised relief map of the torchbearers route and eagle on olympic rings; mounted on a square marble base.