Saxifrage Candlestick

Maker: Tiffany Studios

Origin: United States

height: 18 in. x diameter: 9 in.

Year: circa 1900


A Rare American Art Nouveau patinated bronze "saxifrage" candlestick by, Tiffany Studios. This candlestick in the form a saxifrage plant exemplifies the studios deep influence with nature and its perception in defining beauty. The candlestick decorated with a cluster of leaves in which forms the base into, a corded stem twisting upwards, and a cluster of flowers which act as the candle cup. A very intricate and exceptionally designed candlestick. The candlestick retains its original patina, is in excellent condition and is unsigned. 

Alastair Duncan, Louis C. Tiffany: The Garden Museum Collection, Woodbridge, Suffolk, 2004, p. 353
Alastair Duncan, Tiffany Lamps and Metalware, Woodbridge, Suffolk, 2007, p. 387, no. 1579