Attributed to James Amster (American, 20th century). <em>Candle Holder, One of Pair</em>, 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)

Candle Holder, One of Pair

Artist:James Amster

Medium: Chromed metal, glass

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1930

Dimensions: 4 3/8 x 8 x 2 in. (11.1 x 20.3 x 5.1 cm)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

Accession Number: 2003.70.1

Image: 2003.70.1_2003.70.2.jpg,

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.

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