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Pair of candelabra

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A new decorative style incorporating Neo-Classical elements, known as the Regency style, emerged in England in the late 18th century and remained fashionable through the regency (1811-1820) and reign of George IV (1820-1830). These candelabra are superb examples of a characteristic English...

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Provenance

2006, James Robinson, Inc., New York; 2006, sold by Robinson to H. Blairman and Sons, London; 2007, sold by Blairman to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 21, 2007)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Horace Wood Brock and by exchange from the Bequest of Charles Cobb Walker

English (London), about 1815

  • Attributed to John Blades, English (London), active 1783, died in 1828
Dimensions

Overall (Each Candelabrum): 46.4 x 25.4 x 16.5 cm (18 1/4 x 10 x 6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2007.221.1-2

Medium or Technique

Gilt bronze, glass

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Glass