Art pottery candleholder
Decorated with applied base by Susan S. Frackelton, 1894-1909
Stoneware with gray glaze
Stoneware candleholder has a slightly tapered body. It has a gray glaze, with an applied base, stems, and flowers painted blue. Applied stems wrap diagonally around the body from the base to a candle cup at the top. Modeled water lilies surround the candle cup. The lower part of body is shaded blue, and there are wavy blue bands between the flowers at the top. A maker's mark, "SF", is incised and painted blue on the bottom.
Donated in 1958 by Frackelton's daughter, Gladys F. Seely. Included in the exhibition "Women in the Arts", held at the Frank Lloyd Wright home, "Wingspread" in Racine, Wisconsin on Septemeber 13-15, 1973.
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