Aldo Bakker - Thomas Eyck - Candlestick - t.e. 095, copper candle holder

Aldo Bakker - Thomas Eyck - Candlestick - t.e. 095, copper candle holder
Netherlands - After 2000 - Copper, Titanium

The candlestick has a flat, spoon-like shape, which gradually transitions into a three-dimensional handle. The plateau features a small titanium nail; this provides enough room to place any candle. This candlestick puts the candle in the spotlight.

Aldo Bakker (1971) propagates the idea that objects possess and provoke emotions from the user, and that they can communicate by association, touch, texture and materiality. His work, often strange, yet also strangely familiar, is meant to ask questions and to activate reactions. He writes: "My objects need to create their own space around them, in order to define their context themselves. I doubt their meaning and hence their use. In the ideal situation, the object gets a status which legitimises itself, independent of its surroundings. "

The copper candle holder is part of the collection of the Zuiderzeemuseum in Enkhuizen and the Museum of Modern Art in New York, among others.
Photos 1 through 3 were taken by Petra and Erik Hesmerg.

Lot details
Copper, Titanium
Designer/ Artist
Aldo Bakker
Manufacturer/ Brand
Thomas Eyck
Model/ Name
t.e. 095, copper candle holder
Estimated Period
After 2000
Country of Origin
As new - unused
7×20×4 cm
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