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Design for a Candlestick

A column surrounded by a grapevine stands on a high pedestal and is topped by two swans supporting a starred sphere. Fasted to it is a ring intended to carry six sockets of which four are shown. Bottom right corner: "N 55;" in reddish ink

Credit: Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council...

Pen and ink, brush and wash on paper
Image and text © Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, 2020

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