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Candle Holder, One of Pair

Decorative Arts and Design

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Chromed metal, glass
  • Place Made: United States
  • DATES ca. 1930
    DIMENSIONS 4 3/8 x 8 x 2 in. (11.1 x 20.3 x 5.1 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS not marked
    ACCESSION NUMBER 2003.70.1
    CREDIT LINE H. Randolph Lever Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Candle holder, chromed metal and colorless glass; one of a pair. Flat rectangular metal base with three vertical stems; each stem consists of two squared metal rods aligned from front to back; in between the rods and running across the width of the object are six stacked glass cylinder rods that slide from side to side; on top of each stem is a flat metal square supporting a candle cup with flaring rim. Condition: Good; some spots and light scratches on metal surfaces, small chips at ends of glass rods, crack in middle candle cup.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    CAPTION Attributed to James Amster (American, 20th century). Candle Holder, One of Pair, ca. 1930. Chromed metal, glass, 4 3/8 x 8 x 2 in. (11.1 x 20.3 x 5.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, H. Randolph Lever Fund, 2003.70.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2003.70.1_2003.70.2.jpg)
    IMAGE group, 2003.70.1_2003.70.2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2005
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