Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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pair of candlesticks
  • Boston & Sandwich Glass Company
    active 1825–1888
  • pair of candlesticks, circa 1845–1870
  • Where object was made: Sandwich, Massachusetts, United States
  • pressed glass
  • Object Height: 26.4 cm
    Object Height: 10 3/8 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.6468.a,b
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Pair of clear pressed flint glass in the shape of fish (possibly koi or dolphin). The base is plain, single step and square. The fish shape forms most of the stem. The top of the candlestick is slightly tulip-shaped with three bands of large beads, including around the top edge. The top edge is scalloped.