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pair of candlesticks
  • Georg Jensen
    1866–1935
    born: Radvad, Denmark ; died: Copenhagen, Denmark
  • pair of candlesticks, circa 1935
  • Where object was made: Copenhagen, Denmark
  • sterling silver
  • Object Height/Diameter: 19.1 x 9.3 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 7 1/2 x 3 5/8 in
  • Bequest of Mrs. Augusta M. Jensen
  • Not on display
  • 1957.0043.a,b
Description

Pair of sterling silver candlesticks. Circular base with two rows of rounded squares and rectangles alternating around the edge. Stem which is wider at the base and tapers to the neck. Wider cylinder above with a circular disk on top. There are shell or scalloped shapes around the base of the cylinders with a line running from each horizontally down the stem. The circular disk has two bands of decoration around the edge and has a circular opening for a candle.