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Socket Candlestick in the Form of a Herm

Socket Candlestick in the Form of a Herm

Artist: Unknown (Flemish)

Date: Mid-seventeenth century, the base probably nineteenth century
Medium: Brass
HEIGHT: 12 in. (30.5 cm)
Credit Line: Bequest of John Ringling, 1936
Object number: SN7152
On View: Art Museum Gallery 03
Emile Gavet, Paris (cat. #285, ill.), approximately 1870s-1880s; sold to Mr. and Mrs. William K. and Alva Erskine Smith Vanderbilt, Gothic Room, Marble House, Newport, Rhode Island, 1889-1982; transfered to Mrs. Alva Erskine Smith Vanderbilt Belmont in divorce; purchased by John Ringling, 1928; bequest to The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, 1936
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