Lot 116
  • 116

Robert R. Jarvie

Estimate
10,000 - 15,000 USD
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Description

  • Robert R. Jarvie
  • Pair of "Iota" Candlesticks
  • one with cast mark Jarvie and the Greek letter “iota” and impressed twice 3, the other with cast mark Jarvie and the Greek letter “kappa” (mistakenly designated by the firm)
  • patinated bronze
  • 14  1/4  in. (36.2 cm) high
    7  1/4  in. (18.4 cm) diameter of base
with the original bobèches

Provenance

Private Collection, Saint Paul, MN
Acquired from the above by the present owner

Literature

Thomas K. Maher, The Jarvie Shop:  The Candlesticks and Metalwork of Robert R. Jarvie, Philmont, NY, 1997, pp. 38 and 67

Catalogue Note

This pair of candlesticks were acquired from one of the premiere mansions located near the Cathedral on Summit Avenue in Saint Paul, where the most prominent railroad, oil and lumber barons built their residences overlooking the river and city.     
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