Candlestick. Almost colorless, with yellowish tinge. Blown from two gathers; gilded, enameled in red, blue, white, and light green. Candlestick with cylindrical candle holder on truncated conical base. Candle holder: plain, rounded rim and vertical wall with tubular cordon at about two-thirds of its height. Base: hollow; top slightly sunken, with pinched-out ridge at junction with wall; straight, flaring side that splays below pronounced tubular cordon near bottom; rounded lower rim; large pontil scar on underside of top. Richly decorated with four zones of gilded and multicolored enamel decoration and one band of gilded inscription that together cover almost whole of outside: (1) on lower part of candle holder, band of three interlaced scrolled arabesques; (2) on top of base, “Syrian ribbon” design of two identical quadripartite lobed panels, interlaced and with gold trefoils in the interstices; (3) occupying upper two-thirds of side of base, nine repeats of overall pattern of large eight-pointed interlaced stars with same motifs halved above and below, and with octagonal fields between them filled with coiled rosettes and remaining spaces filled with five-pointed stars; panels forming arms of eight-pointed stars are filled with leaf motifs; (4) above cordon, gilded Arabic inscription in thuluth characters; (5) below cordon, running leaf scroll.