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Candlesticks (2)

Candlesticks (2)
Title
Candlesticks (2)
Date 
1550-1650
Medium 
Brass
Dimensions 
a: 8 5/8 x 6 3/8 in. ( 21.9 x 16.2 cm ) b: 8 1/2 x 6 5/8 in. ( 21.6 x 16.8 cm )
Description 
Pair of nearly identical candlesticks with raised bobeche with stepped domed stem base, with multi-flange knop stem with cylindrical rimmed sockets with two rectangular pierced holes on each side.
Credit Line 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number 
1937.1537ab
Gallery Label 
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Provenance 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group