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Candlestick

Object Number: 
1952.215
Date: 
1870-1885
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 x 4 1/4 x 3 3/4 in. ( 25.4 x 10.8 x 9.5 cm )
Description: 
Dark green pressed glass caryatid candlestick; hexagonal socket above classically-draped female figure with hand at side and at breast, on hexagonal pedestal base on hexagonal plinth.
Gallery Label: 
This candlestick was designed and patented by Henry Whitney of the New England Glass Works, May 10, 1870.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group