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Chandelier pendant

Chandelier pendant
Title
Chandelier pendant
Date 
1840-1870
Medium 
Glass, metal (probably copper)
Dimensions 
Overall: 3 1/4 x 2 5/8 in. ( 8.3 x 6.7 cm )
Description 
Colorless pressed lead glass chandelier pendant in the form of a star-shaped flower with petals flaring outward, and with notched ribs; piece of wire (probably copper) attached through hole at bottom.
Credit Line 
Purchase, James B. Wilbur Fund
Object Number 
1941.797
Gallery Label 
According to accession records, this pendant was taken from a saloon chandelier, possibly in 1867. The record also notes "from str. 'Dean Richmond' - 1865" and the George W. Murdock Collection.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group