Candelabra, One of Pair
Decorative Arts and Design
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
5 3/4 x 7 x 4 3/8 in. (14.6 x 17.8 x 11.1 cm) (show scale)
Impressed on bottom: "PEWTER / REED & BARTON / 106 / torch [date letter for 1929]"
Gift of Jewel Stern
Candlestick, pewter. Circular, sloping foot rises to central shaft circled by alternating concave and convex rings, and with a conical terminal topped by pineapple finial. Conical terminal is intersected by U-shaped branch with scalloped ridge on underside. Each terminal of branch supports a cylindrical socket above a sloping drip pan; drip pans have scalloped rim.
CONDITION: Corrosion to surface and normal wear, especially to drip pans.
Reed & Barton (American, 1840-present). Candelabra, One of Pair, ca. 1928. Pewter, 5 3/4 x 7 x 4 3/8 in. (14.6 x 17.8 x 11.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Jewel Stern, 1993.152.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 1993.152.1_1993.152.2_view1_bw.jpg)
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