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Pair of candlesticks with bobeches

Pair of candlesticks with bobeches
Pair of candlesticks with bobeches
Title
Pair of candlesticks with bobeches
Date 
ca. 1850
Medium 
Sheffield plate
Dimensions 
each overall: 12 x 5 7/8 x 4 1/2 in. ( 30.5 x 14.9 x 11.4 cm )
Description 
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.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Charles S. Fairchild
Object Number 
1927.52a-d
Gallery Label 
This pair of candlesticks belonged to Mrs. Abraham Varick, daughter of General Floyd, one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group