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Candlestick

Designer:
Designed by Louis Comfort Tiffany (American, New York 1848–1933 New York)
Maker:
Tiffany Studios (1902–32)
Date:
ca. 1902–10
Geography:
Made in New York, New York, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Bronze, glass
Dimensions:
H. 17 3/4 in. (45.1 cm); Diam. 8 in. (20.3 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Hugh J. Grant, 1974
Accession Number:
1974.214.6
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
In 1898 Alvin J. Tuck was hired to supervise the metalwork production of Tiffany Studios. Although Tuck designed many of the candlesticks produced during his tenure, Tiffany himself conceived this pair. Each candlestick features brilliantly colored green and blue glass blown into a candleholder suspended upon a tall slender stem. The base displays the blossom of the wild carrot, or Queen Anne's lace, a favored motif.
Marking: [twice on base]: TIFFANY STUDIOS / NEW YORK
[stamped on base]: T G D Co [conjoined] / 881
Hugh J. Grant, New York, until 1974.
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