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Postmodern Candlesticks Designed by Robert A. M. Stern for Swid Powell, 1980s

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Two impressive silver plated candlesticks designed by the postmodernist architect Robert A. M. Stern (b. 1939) for Swid Powell. The columnar designs reflect Stern's interest in classical modernism. Both signed with impressed signature and marked Swid Powell MADE IN ITALY silver plated. Price is for the pair. Founded in 1982 by Nan Swid and Addie Powell, Swid Powell was known for it's promotion of high quality housewares designed by the leading architects of the time. It was the first company to create a significant collection of architect-designed decorative objects. It ceased production in the 1990s but their innovative, progressive design perspective continues today. The "Century" (the fluted candlestick) is in the collection of the Dallas Museum of Art. Dimensions: 11 7/8 in x 1 7/8 (square base.) 6 1/4 in x 3 1/2 (diameter of base.)

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  • Creator
    Robert A.M. Stern (Designer)
  • Production Time
    Available Now
  • Of the Period
  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1984
  • Period
    1980-1989
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Condition
    Good
  • Condition Details
    minor wear to base
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 11.88 in. x W 1.88 in. x D 1.88 in.H 30.18 cm x W 4.78 cm x D 4.78 cm
  • Seller Location
    Winnetka, IL
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Reference Number
    LU93655425223
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