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Object Timeline

  • We acquired this object.

1924

  • Work on this object began.

1934

  • Work on this object ended.

2017

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

This is a Pair of Candelabra and a Single Place Setting. It was designed by Frederick Carder and manufactured by Steuben.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Private Midwest collection as part of The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

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.

Our curators have highlighted 4 objects that are related to this one. Here are three of them, selected at random:

  • Mocha Pot, ca. 1929
  • molded and glazed porcelain with enameled rim.
  • Gift in memory of Ladislav and Iska Sutnar.
  • 2014-33-15-a,b

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.

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