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Candlesticks (pair)

Object Number: 
1965.856ab
Date: 
Probably 1920-1930
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
overall: 11 1/2 x 5 in.
Description: 
Pair opaque white alabaster pressed lead glass candlesticks; hexagonal standard with blue rim above hexagonal mushroom-shaped knop on hexagonal columnar standard on circular lobed base; entire candlestick painted and gilded with bands and floral garlands and sprays; bottom heavily cut in rays radiating from center.
Gallery Label: 
Though stylistically these candlesticks would appear to date from the mid-nineteenth century, their lack of wear or deterioration, and their similarity to other reproduction candlesticks, suggest that they are twentieth century.
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