Museum Open Monday

The New-York Historical Society Museum will be open Monday, December 29, 10am-6pm. For details, please visit our calendar.

Candlesticks (pair)

Candlesticks (pair)
Title
Candlesticks (pair)
Date 
1850-1870
Medium 
Glass
Dimensions 
overall: 7 x 4 1/8 x 3 3/4 in.
Description 
Pair of opaque blue alabaster pressed lead glass candlesticks; hexagonal socket on standard composed of three progressively larger baluster knops on a hexagonal pedestal base; hollow interior with pontil mark.
Object Number 
INV.11884ab
Gallery Label 
Candlesticks of this form were reproduced in the 1920s, but the wear on the base and the deterioration of the alabaster suggests that these are original.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group