Candelabra

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Single fired clay w/aniline, tempera dyes and varnished. Base has two figures mounted on sides. The central pillar has a female figure with a cross on her forehead. There are two birds sitting on middle branches and two male figures sitting on top branches. There are two birds perched on the top of the central pillar and a flower in the center. There are three candle holders. The colors are muted yellow, red, and green.
Accession Number
1985/1.271
Artist Name
Unknown
Attribution Culture
Creation Date
20th century
Geography
Izúcar de Matamoros, Puebla, Mexico
Dimensions
18.75 H x 16.25 W x 17.5 D in.
Classification
Credit Line
Nelson A. Rockefeller Collection of Mexican Folk Art