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Yellow pattern-molded glass candle holder; cylindrical form with rounded bottom and flared and folded-over rim; pattern-molded in a multi-part mold with an overall lattice pattern; pontil mark on base.
Candle holders like this, which are also known as Christmas or Vigil lights, were probably meant to hang or sit in a frame of some sort.
Bequest of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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