candlestickAccession number: 34.139/419
Production date: c. 1750
Material: glass; lead glass
Measurements: H 218 mm; DM (holder, exterior) 39 mm; DM (holder, interior) 33 mm; DM (foot) 126 mm; WT 519 gm
Museum Section: Decorative Art
Summary: Candlestick: straight-sided holder with facet cutting (nine lozenges); on straight stem with multi-strand single cable air twist; on blown, high domed foot with early-style facet cutting and scalloped edge. The edge of the foot has a grozed appearance; there is one heavily worn fragment of the original blown edge, which may indicate that the foot has been cut down and re-shaped. Several black marks at edge.
Location: Object stored at Mortimer Wheeler House (Ceramics and Glass store)