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Pair of candlesticks (flambeaux or chandeliers)

Designer: After designs by Juste Aurèle Meissonnier (French, Turin 1695–1750 Paris)
Date: 1735–50
Culture: French, Paris
Medium: Gilt bronze
Dimensions: .1 confirmed, diameter of base: 12 1/8 × 7 3/8 × 7 3/8 in., 93.466oz. (30.8 × 18.7 × 18.7 cm, 2650g) .2 confirmed, diameter of base: 12 1/8 × 7 3/8 × 7 3/8 in., 112.864oz. (30.8 × 18.7 × 18.7 cm, 3200g)
Classification: Metalwork-Gilt Bronze
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, 1999
Accession Number: 1999.370.1a, b, .2a, b

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