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Pair Of Candelabra, 1928

This is a Pair of Candelabra. It was designed by Kem (Karl Emanuel Martin) Weber. It is dated 1928. Its medium is pewter and ebony.

This pair of candelabra marries a modern aesthetic with traditional craftsmanship. The abstracted floral motif exhibits Weber's familiarity with European design. The candelabra may have been purchased at Barker Brothers, where Weber was Design Director and Blanchard sold his metalwork.

It is credited Lent by Yale University Art Gallery, John C. Waddell Collection, Gift of John C. Waddell, B.A. 1959, 2012.124.13.1-.2.

  • Zephyr Clock
  • brass, copper, bakelite, metal works.
  • Museum purchase from the Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Fund.
  • 1994-73-3

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Its dimensions are

Each: 26.7 x 15.2 x 7.6 cm (10 1/2 x 6 x 3 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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