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Pair of altar candlesticks

ca. 1620–40
Gilt bronze, rock crystal
(.57): 35 × 6 7/8 in. (88.9 × 17.5 cm); (.58): 34 5/8 × 6 7/8 in. (87.9 × 17.5 cm)
Metalwork-Gilt Bronze
Credit Line:
Bequest of Mary Stillman Harkness, 1950
Accession Number:
50.145.57, .58
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 550
Inscription: Sticker on base of .57: 833; Sticker on base of .58: 834.
William Salomon (until 1923; his sale, American Art Galleries, New York, April 4–7, 1923, no. 327; sold to H.A. Crawford for $3,800); H. A. Crawford (from 1923) ; Mary Stillman Harkness , New York (until 1950; bequeathed to MMA)
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