Pair of butternut or pine candlesticks made, decorated and signed by Pennsylvania artist Paul W. Eshelman. Eshleman was a 1st generation studio wood worker who sought to find artistic expression in simple, utilitarian wooden objects. His pieces are considered masterpieces of form and graceful execution. Several of his works are in the collection of the New York City Museum of Art & Design. Along with Wharton Esherick, Bob Stocksdale and James Pristini, Eshelman exhibited together at the 1858 World's fair In Brussels. Height - 7 1/2".