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1924

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1934

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2017

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Pair Of Candelabra And A Single Place Setting, ca. 1929–30

This is a Pair of Candelabra and a Single Place Setting. It was manufactured by Steuben Glass Works. It is dated ca. 1929–30. Its medium is black glass with green overlay.

Contrasted color with jet black was a popular motif in fashion as well as decorative design in the 1920s, as evident in this line of glass designed by Frederick Carder and produced by the Steuben Glass factory in Corning, New York, about 1929.

It is credited Private Midwest collection.

Its dimensions are

H (candlestick): 30.8 cm (12 1/8 in.) Diam. (dinner plate): 25.4 cm (10 in.) Overall: allow for 20 x 20 in.

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

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