Candlestick with Neoclassical Decoration

Object Name: 
Candlestick with Neoclassical Decoration

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Object Name: 
Candlestick with Neoclassical Decoration
Accession Number: 
2011.3.4 B
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 44.4 cm, Diam: 14.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1922-1925
Primary Description: 
Orangish-amber glass, oroplastic, gilding; mold-blown, cut, gilt, acid-etched. Tall panel-cut orangish-amber candlestick with flared circular foot, ovoid stem with elongated air bubble, and flattened knop separating stem from candlecup. Candlestick outfitted with gilded and acid-etched oroplastic frieze depicting classical figures (the fight between the Greeks and the Amazons, or Amazonomachy).
Department: 
Provenance: 
I. M. Chait Gallery / Auctioneer, Source
2011-05-18
Inscription: 
made in / Cěcho Slovakia / Moser / Karlsbad / X
signature
Engraved on base