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Pair of Candlesticks

A work made of pressed glass.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of pressed glass.

Date:

19th century

Artist:

Attributed to Boston and Sandwich Glass Company
American, 1825–1888
Sandwich, Massachusetts

About this artwork

The dark green color of these candlesticks is one of the rarest in glass; it was achieved by adding a high amount of iron oxide to the molten material.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Americas

Artist

Boston and Sandwich Glass Company

Title

Pair of Candlesticks

Origin

United States

Date

1801–1900

Medium

Pressed glass

Dimensions

H. each: 26.7 cm (10 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Arthur Heun

Reference Number

1933.1408-1409

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