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Candlestick

Candlestick
Title
Candlestick
Date 
1840-1855
Medium 
Glass
Dimensions 
Overall: 7 1/4 x 4 1/2 in. ( 18.4 x 11.4 cm )
Description 
Translucent pale green and white alabaster pressed lead glass candlestick; pale green hexagonal socket with petal-form rim on white hexagonal baluster stem joined by wafer to hexagonal knop above a seven-loop trumpet-shaped base; base hollow with pontil mark.
Credit Line 
Bequest of Mrs. F. MacDonald Sinclair (Jennie H. Sinclair)
Object Number 
1965.876a
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group