each: 9 3/4 x 5 1/4 in. ( 24.8 x 13.3 cm )
Pair of amethyst lead glass candlesticks; blown and pattern molded with sixteen ribs; tooled ovoid socket with wide, flaring rim; collar at bottom of socket joined to hollow standard with two knops and an inverted baluster leading to a domed base with a wide, flaring rim with folded edge; pontil mark.
Bequest of Mrs. F. MacDonald Sinclair (Jennie H. Sinclair)
The lack of wear on the base of these candlesticks indicates that they may be twentieth century reproductions of an earlier form.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.