Citation
Candleholder

Material Information

Title:
Candleholder [candleholder]
Creator:
Louis Dee ( Designer )
Louis Dee ( Manufacturer )
Place of Publication:
Great Britain, London
Creation Date:
designed 1876 __manufactured 1881
Materials:
silver ( medium )
Measurements:
8-1/2 in x 4-1/2 diameter in
21.6 cm x 11.4 diameter cm

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Portraits -- Humor/Satire -- Caricature and Cartoons -- Metal/Metal Design
Genre:
candleholders ( aat )

Notes

Abstract:
One of a pair of silver candlesticks; overall imagery froming shoulders, head and nightcap of man with three faces, one smiling, one yawning and one sleeping; removeable 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.
Preferred Citation:
The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection

Record Information

Source Institution:
The Wolfsonian-Florida International University
Holding Location:
The Wolfsonian FIU Object Collection
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
XX1991.127.2 ( accession number )
Classification:
Decorative Arts