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American Decorative Arts
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Maker: Reed and Barton, American, founded 1840

Pair of Candlesticks

1928

Pewter

10 9/16 × 4 3/16 in. (26.8 × 10.6 cm) base (base for A): 4 3/16 in.(10.6 cm) base (base for B): 4 3/16 in.(10.6 cm) other (for B): 10 1/2 × 4 3/16 in.(26.7 × 10.6 cm)
Anonymous Purchase Fund
1984.15
Geography: 
Made in Taunton, Massachusetts
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Lighting Devices
Provenance: 

Gebelein Silversmiths, Boston Gift in 1984 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

David L. Barquist, American and English Pewter at the Yale University Art Gallery: A Supplementary Checklist (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1985), 18, 450–47, 79, no. 237, ill.

“Acquisitions 1984,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 39, no. 3 (Winter 1986): 72, ill.

Handbook of the Collections, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 117, ill.

John Stuart Gordon et al., A Modern World: American Design from the Yale University Art Gallery, 1920–1950 (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2011), 28, no. 9a.

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.