Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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pair of candlesticks
  • United States
  • pair of candlesticks, circa 1830–1840
  • Where object was made: United States
  • pressed glass
  • Object Height: 12.7 cm
    Object Height: 5 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.6282.a,b

Three-mold, pressed glass candlesticks (two) that are transparent with a light lavender tint. Each is in the shape of a bell with a handle. There is ribbing around the base of the candlestick, and a beaded pattern around both ends of the stem. The stem has alternating panels of plain and stippled surface. There are heart shaped patterns on the base, alternating with diamond diapering.