Orme Pristine Table Glass Candlesticks

Wilbur Orme Pristine Table Candlesticks
Orme Glass Candlesticks
Wilbur Orme Pristine Table Candlesticks
Orme Glass Candlesticks

Orme Pristine Table Glass Candlesticks

1,850.00

Designer: Wilber L. Orme (1889-1972)

Item:  Pair "Pristine Table Architecture" glass candleholders

Manufactured by: Cambridge Glass Company

Country of origin: United States

Year made: 1937

Materials: Glass

Dimensions: Each 5 ¼” x 5 ¼” x 2 1/8”

Condition: Excellent.  One has no flaws, the other has a few fleabite nicks on the bottom back as expected for glass this age, but that cannot be seen.

References:  Johnson, Stewart J., American Modern: 1925-1940 – Design for a New Age, Harry A. Abrams, 2000; John Stewart, A Modern World: American Design from the Yale University Art Gallery 1920 – 1950, Yale University Press, 2011.

Description:  An exceptionally rare and important American modernist design.  Although these were commercially produced and advertised in magazines such as, House and Garden in 1937, very few seem to have survived.  In the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, the Dallas Museum of Art, the Yale University Gallery of Art and other public collections. 


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