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American Decorative Arts
Maker: Samuel Kirk and Son, (partnership of 1868- 1896)

Two chambersticks

ca. 1875

Silver

1 7/16 in. (3.7 cm)
Gift of Carl R. Kossack, B.S. 1931, M.A. 1933
1984.117.9A-B
Geography: 
Made in Baltimore, Maryland
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Lighting Devices
Provenance: 

Mr. Kossack purchased this pair of chambersticks from Spinning Wheel, 1330 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1984,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 39, no. 3 (Winter 1986): 70.

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