Modern Design /03 October 2004


Wilber L. Orme

Pristine Table Architecture candleholders, model #389/496
Cambridge Glass Company
USA, c. 1938
cast glass
5¼ w × 2 d × 5¼ h in (13 × 5 × 13 cm)

A rare set of candleholders produced for Cambridge Glass Company where Orme was an in-house designer. The shape of the holders is characteristically Modern and reminiscent of urban skyscrapers. Literature: American Modern, 1925-1940: Design for a New Age, ppg. 56-57

estimate: $7,000–9,000
result: $13,200

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