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Set of Four Towle Modernist Sterling Candlesticks

Auction:
2542B
Lot:
1061
Sold for:
$948$800

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2542B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Set of Four Towle Modernist Sterling Candlesticks, c. 1950, designed by Marion Anderson Noyes, with tapered cylindrical sconces on slender serpentine stems with black plastic tips, weighted, two ht. 8 1/4, two ht. 9 3/4 in.

Note: The designer, Marion Anderson Noyes (1907-2002) worked at Towle starting in the 1930s when she was recruited directly from college by Towle's head designer. She was a freelance designer for the firm between 1944 and 1955, during which time she designed these candlesticks.
Estimate $800-1,200

good.

Keywords

Marion Anderson Noyes, Note, head designer, freelance designer

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