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Mrs. Charles A. Lamb (1829-1893)
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Light green pressed lead glass candlestick; hexagonal socket with wide, flat rim on hexagonal baluster stem joined by a wafer to a hexagonal knop above a seven-loop trumpet-shaped base; base hollow with pontil mark.
This candlestick is attributed to Boston & Sandwich on the basis of fragments of similar bases and sockets found on the site of the glass works.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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