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1981

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Telescoping Candlestick

This is a Telescoping candlestick. We acquired it in 1981. Its medium is sheffield plate (silver, copper). It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by William M. Cahn, Jr. and Mrs. William M. Cahn, Jr.. It is credited Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William M. Cahn, Jr. in memory of Rosalie S. and William M. Cahn.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (closed): 15 x 10.7 x 10.7 cm (5 7/8 x 4 3/16 x 4 3/16 in.) H x W x D (medium extension): 20 x 10.7 x 10.7 cm (7 7/8 x 4 3/16 x 4 3/16 in.) H x W x D (fully extended): 25.2 x 10.7 x 10.7 cm (9 15/16 x 4 3/16 x 4 3/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Telescoping Candlestick; sheffield plate (silver, copper); H x W x D (closed): 15 x 10.7 x 10.7 cm (5 7/8 x 4 3/16 x 4 3/16 in.) H x W x D (medium extension): 20 x 10.7 x 10.7 cm (7 7/8 x 4 3/16 x 4 3/16 in.) H x W x D (fully extended): 25.2 x 10.7 x 10.7 cm (9 15/16 x 4 3/16 x 4 3/16 in.); Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William M. Cahn, Jr. in memory of Rosalie S. and William M. Cahn; 1981-49-3-a/dd

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