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American Decorative Arts
Manufacturer: William F. Shaw, American, 1845–1900

Pair of Girandoles

1849–52

Gilded cast iron with marble and cut lead glass

each: 14 1/4 × 6 1/4 × 3 1/4 in. (36.2 × 15.9 × 8.2 cm)
Gift of Stephen Parks, B.A. 1961
2018.152.2.1-.2
Geography: 
Manufactured in Boston, Massachusetts, `
Status: 
On view*
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Lighting Devices
Provenance: 

Neal Auction Company, Inc., New Orleans, La., October 5, 1996, lot 176; by purchase to Stephen Parks, New Haven, Conn., 1996–2018; by gift to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 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.