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Pottery by Frackelton

Art pottery candleholder
Art pottery candleholder
Decorated by Susan S. Frackelton, 1894-1909
Stoneware with clear glaze
1958.1312

Stoneware candleholder has a tapered, fluted body with wide flat base and a bulbous candle cup with a flared rim. It has a cream-colored glaze, and the interior of the candle cup is painted with radiating lines in blue. There are incised decorations painted in shades of blue, including flames around the candle cup connected by swags. There are also thin vertical lines connected to fluting, and shields around body near the base. The base has c-scrolls, and the rim and edge of the base are painted blue. The underside possesses a maker's mark, "SF", and Roman numeral, "IX", incised and painted blue, and "70" within a painted blue circle.

Donated in 1958 by Frackelton's daughter, Gladys F. Seely.

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