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American Decorative Arts
Manufacturer: Dietz, Brother & Company, American, 1842–1855

Girandole Set

1845–55

Gilt bronze, marble, and glass

Largest, 18 × 16 × 4 in. (45.7 × 40.6 × 10.2 cm), two smaller, 13 × 6 × 4 in. (33 × 15.2 × 10.2 cm)
Gift of Stephen Parks, B.A. 1961, in honor of Ulysses Grant Dietz, B.A. 1977
2018.46.1a-c
Geography: 
Manufactured in New York, New York
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Lighting Devices
Provenance: 

Frank Donegan, Middleburgh and Hudson, N.Y., 2000; by purchase to Stephen Parks, New Haven, Conn., 2000–2018; by gift to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2018

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2017–June 30, 2018,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/bulletin/Pub-Bull-acquisitions-2018.pdf (accessed December 1, 2018).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.