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Medium:
Brass
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 26 x 17.1 cm (10 1/4 x 6 3/4 in)
Type:
Furniture and Furnishing
Origin:
Turkey
Date:
late 15th-early 16th century
Period:
Ottoman period
Description:
Brass candlestick with base and neck joined together by a threaded post inserted into a ring rising from the candlestick's shoulder. Each section is divided into five horizontal registers decorated with loosely drawn braids and scrolls composed by intertwining stems and split-leaves. The scrolls form five units radiating from a roundel in the widest register of the base. The design has been incised with circular punches used as accents; ring matting appears in the background.
Collection:
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Exhibition History:
Arts of the Islamic World (May 3, 1998 to January 3, 2016)
Islamic Art (May 9, 1993 to June 3, 1997)
Islamic Metalwork in the Freer Gallery of Art (September 27, 1985 to November 17, 1986)
Turkish Art (May 26, 1982 to June 24, 1982)
Turkish Art (November 1, 1980 to May 25, 1982)
Topic:
Ottoman period (1307 - 1922)  Search this
Turkey  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — funds provided by the James Smithson Society
Accession Number:
F1980.19
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye37f68f88c-08f7-4e6a-a1a3-6705c6712c26
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1980.19