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Candlestick: purple

Object Number: 
1965.853a
Date: 
1840-1855
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 x 4 1/2 in. ( 22.9 x 11.4 cm )
Description: 
Amethyst lead glass candlestick pressed in single mold; hexagonal, baluster-shaped socket and stem; hollow, tapering, straight-sided hexagonal standard and trumpet-shaped base with baluster.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs.F. MacDonald Sinclair (Jennie H. Sinclair)
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group