Candlestick

Object Number: 
1965.903b
Date: 
1850-1860
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/2 x 4 1/4 x 4 in. ( 21.6 x 10.8 x 10.2 cm )
Description: 
Opaque blue and white alabaster pressed lead glass candletick; blue hexagonal socket with petal-form rim on hexagonal baluster stem joined by wafer to hexagonal inverted baluster stem on hexagonal pedestal base; hollow interior with pontil mark.
Gallery Label: 
According to Ken Wilson, this candlestick may have been made at the Mount Washington Glass Works or at the American Flint Glass Works, both in Boston, MA (see publications).
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