Pair of Candelabra

Pair of Candelabra

1887-1890

Part of a set. See all set records

House of Fabergé

(Russian, 1842-1918)

maker

Julius Alexandrovitch Rappoport

(Russian, 1864-1916)

workmaster

Silver

Overall: 28.5 x 25.1 x 12 cm (11 1/4 x 9 7/8 x 4 3/4 in.)

The India Early Minshall Collection 1966.494

Fun Fact

The design reflects the resurgence of the neoclassical style in the late 1800s.

Description

This pair of candelabras demonstrates Fabergé’s commitment to a balance between decorative and functional design. The pair was created by Fabergé’s chief silversmith, German-born Julius Rappoport, in Moscow, where the majority of gold and silver objects were crafted. Small in size, the pair may have been used within more intimate settings, as opposed to larger banquets or public gathering areas.

See also
Collection: 
Decorative Arts
Type of artwork: 
Silver
Medium: 
Silver

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