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Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery
Designer: Ettore Sottsass, Italian, 1917–2007
Retailer: Swid Powell, American, 1982–2001

“Silvershade” candlestick

ca. 1985

Silver plate

12 3/4in. (32.385 cm)
Gift of Nancy Stiner
2005.104.3
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Lighting Devices
Geography: 
Made in New York, New York
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

Inherited by Nancy Stiner from parents Dr. and Mrs. Joseph Weiner.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions, July 1, 2005–June 30, 2006,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2006): 208–9, ill.

Judith Gura, Postmodern Design Complete: Design, Furniture, Graphics, Architecture, Interiors (New York: Thames and Hudson, 2017), 334, ill.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.