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Pair of candlesticks with bobeches

Object Number: 
1927.52ab
Date: 
ca. 1850
Medium: 
Sheffield plate
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 in. × 5 7/8 in. × 4 1/2 in. (30.5 × 14.9 × 11.4 cm)
Description: 
One of a pair of cast Sheffield plate candlesticks with bobeches; cast, rectangular baluster shafts with gadrooning around the bottom and around the knop, supporting cast sockets with a gadrooned urn shaped bases, square necks with rounded corners and a flared, gadrooned rims; cast, rectangular bobeches with applied, gadrooned rims; shafts seated on rectangular, molded, stepped and domed feet with a gadrooned band mid way; both weighted; bases lined with brown felt; no maker's marks.
Gallery Label: 
This pair of candlesticks belonged to Mrs. Abraham Varick, daughter of General Floyd, one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Charles S. Fairchild
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group