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American Decorative Arts
Maker: William Forbes, American, 1799–1864
Maker: Ball, Tompkins and Black, active ca. 1839 - 1851

Pair of Chamber Candlesticks

1840–50

Silver

2 3/16 × 4 13/16 in., 1 oz. (5.6 × 12.2 cm, 20 dwt)
b: 17 oz. (340 dwt)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1936.149a-b
Geography: 
Made in New York, New York
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Lighting Devices
Provenance: 

Francis P. Garvan, New York, N.Y.

Bibliography: 

Kathryn C. Buhler and Graham Hood, American Silver in the Yale University Art Gallery, 2 vols. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1970), vol. 2, p. 166, no. 802.

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