Candlestick

Title:
Candlestick
Date: 
Probably 1920-1930
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 1/2 x 5 in. ( 29.2 x 12.7 cm )
Description: 
Opaque white alabaster pressed lead glass candlestick; hexagonal standard with blue rim above hexagonal mushroom-shaped knop on hexagonal columnar standard on circular lobed base; entire candlestick painted and gilded with bands and floral garlands and sprays; bottom heavily cut in rays radiating from center.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. F. MacDonald Sinclair (Jennie H. Sinclair)
Object Number: 
1965.856b
Gallery Label: 
Though stylistically these candlesticks would appear to date from the mid-nineteenth century, their lack of wear or deterioration, and their similarity to other reproduction candlesticks, suggest that they are twentieth century.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group