Candlestick

Object Number: 
1965.907a
Date: 
1850-1950
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 3/4 x 5 1/4 in. ( 24.8 x 13.3 cm )
Description: 
Amethyst lead glass candlestick; 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.
Gallery Label: 
The lack of wear on the base of this candlestick indicates that it may be a twentieth century reproduction of an earlier form.
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