Candle holder

Object Number: 
1952.155c
Date: 
1800-1900
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/2 x 2 3/4 in. ( 8.9 x 7 cm )
Description: 
Reddish-purple 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.
Gallery Label: 
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.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group