Candlestick: purple

Object Number: 
1965.906b
Date: 
1850-1950
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/8 x 4 1/8 in. ( 20.6 x 10.5 cm )
Description: 
Amethyst lead glass candlestick; blown cylindrical socket with flaring rim; collar at bottom of socket joined to solid dumbell-shaped standard with spherical knop at top and slightly angular knop at bottom; circular base.
Gallery Label: 
The lack of wear and the lack of a pontil mark indicate that this may be a twentieth century copy 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