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Candlesticks (pair)

Object Number: 
each: 7 x 4 1/4 in. ( 17.8 x 10.8 cm )
Pair of blue pressed lead glass candlesticks with dolphin standard; hexagonal socket and baluster stem; stem joined by wafer to dolphin standard mounted on hexagonal base with incurving sides.
Gallery Label: 
Due to the popularity of dolphin candlesticks, glass houses began to manufacture them in a variety of colors and with a range of different bases and sockets. Dolphin lamps and dishes were also produced. Because of their popularity among modern collectors, they have also been produced in the twentieth century.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group