Pair of Girandoles on Mirrored Sconces

Object Name: 
Pair of Girandoles on Mirrored Sconces

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Object Name: 
Pair of Girandoles on Mirrored Sconces
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
2014.3.20
Dimensions: 
See Individual Records
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
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.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Levy-Alban, Sylvain, Former Collection
2010
Mallett, Inc., Source
2014-10-27
Category: 
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