20 - 21 January 2006
A SET OF THREE SILVER-PLATED AND BRASS CANDLESTICKS
ATTRIBUTED TO TOWLE SILVERSMITHS, NEWBURYPORT, CIRCA 1969
Each on circular base, the tubular stem with brass balls at intervals, with inverted baluster socket, apparently unmarked
15¾ and 12½ in. high (3)
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A set of three identical candlesticks, now in the collection of the Dallas Museum of Art, and their advertisement circa 1969, are illustrated in Jewel Stern, Modernism in American Silver, 2005, p. 257.
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