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Pair of candlesticks

Date:
third quarter 16th century
Culture:
Southern German
Medium:
Rock crystal and silver gilt
Dimensions:
H. (each) 13-1/2 in. (34.3 cm); D. (base) 5-3/4 in. (14.6 cm)
Classification:
Natural Substances-Rock Crystal
Credit Line:
Bequest of Benjamin Altman, 1913
Accession Number:
14.40.652, .653
Not on view
Frédéric Spitzer ; Benjamin Altman (until 1913; bequeathed to MMA)
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