Candlesticks (pair)

Object Number: 
1936.698ab
Date: 
1823-1845
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
overall: 10 3/4 x 4 1/4 in.
Description: 
Pair of colorless cut lead glass candlesticks; baluster vase-shaped candle socket with bobeche with upturned rim cut with band of strawberry diamonds on body and fans on bobeche joined by cut wafer to hollow cylindrical stem with cut with design of interlocking circles with strawberry diamonds joined by faceted wafer to panel-cut pedestal base with a flat plinth in the shape of an eight-pointed star.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this candlestick is Irish, but its provenance and similarity to ther pieces of Brooklyn glass from the Corse family at the NYHS suggest that it may be a product of the Brooklyn Glass Works.
Bibliography: 
Denker, Ellen Paul. "Collector' legacies." The Magazine Antiques 167 (2005): 176-180.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lena Cadwalader Evans
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group