Candle Holder, One of Pair
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
Chromed metal, glass
4 3/8 x 8 x 2 in. (11.1 x 20.3 x 5.1 cm) (show scale)
H. Randolph Lever Fund
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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
group, 2003.70.1_2003.70.2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2005
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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.
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