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American Decorative Arts
Maker: Joseph Lownes, American, 1758–1820

Pair of candlesticks

ca. 1800–1810

Silver

6 1/8 × 3 1/4 in. (15.6 × 8.3 cm)
other (Foot): 4 in. (10.2 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1930.1419a-b
Geography: 
Made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Lighting Devices
Provenance: 

Tiffany and Co., New York, N.Y.; Mrs. N.F. Brady (1919); Francis P. Garvan, New York, N.Y. (1919).

Bibliography: 

Philadelphia Silver, 1682–1800: Exhibition at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, April 14–May 27, 1956, exh. cat. (Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1956), no. 218–19.

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. 223, no. 896, ill.

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