Pair of Girandoles on Mirrored Sconces

Object Name: 
Pair of Girandoles on Mirrored Sconces

Notice of Upcoming Content and Access Change

The Museum is working on the future of our online collections access, which will be incrementally released over time. On November 1, 2022, “My Collection” sets will be discontinued and no longer available. If you have “My Collection” sets you wish to preserve, we encourage you to print the sets, save as a PDF, or otherwise make your own copies of important information for your future reference.

What is AAT?

The Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) (r) is a structured vocabulary for generic concepts related to art and architecture. It was developed by The Getty Research Institute to help research institutions become consistent in the terminology they use.Learn More

Object Name: 
Pair of Girandoles on Mirrored Sconces
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
See Individual Records
Not on Display
about 1750
Primary Description: 
Pair of Girandoles on Mirrored Sconces. (AB) Colorless, blue, white, yellow, orange, pink, and turquoise glasses, mirror, metal, wood; blown, applied, and tooled glass, assembled. Girandole formed with a profusion of glass scrolls, leaves, and polychrome flowers; pink flower at top. Girandole retains its original arm and mirror plate. The metal support and the arched side branches are covered with pieces of hollow glass arranged on different tiers, decorated with two polychrome glass pendants, curls, and flowers.
Levy-Alban, Sylvain, Former Collection
Mallett, Inc., Source
The Corning Museum of Glass: Notable Acquisitions 2014 (2015) illustrated, pp. 16-17 (#9); BIB# AI100547
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 2014 (2014) illustrated, pp. 7, 55; BIB# 706293