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1930

  • Work on this object began.

1940

  • Work on this object ended.

1991

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2022

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Taurex Candlestick

This is a Candlestick. It was designed by Walter von Nessen and made by Chase Brass & Copper Co.. It is dated 1930–40 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is chromium. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mel Byars. It is credited Gift of Mel Byars.

Its dimensions are

Overall: 24.6 x 22.5 x 10 cm (9 11/16 x 8 7/8 x 3 15/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Taurex Candlestick; Designed by Walter von Nessen (American, 1889 - 1943); chromium; Overall: 24.6 x 22.5 x 10 cm (9 11/16 x 8 7/8 x 3 15/16 in.); Gift of Mel Byars; 1991-59-102

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