Candlestick or Salt

Object Name: 
Candlestick or Salt

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Object Name: 
Candlestick or Salt
Accession Number: 
H: 10.3 cm, D(base): 8.6 cm
Not on Display
about 1850-1880
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Henry Bickelhaupt
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass lined with mercury; blown. Cylindrical socket lined with gold color; horizontal ribbing around socket; four textured horizontal strips alternating with molded ribs above and below central band of stylized leaves; narrow stem; round foot, roughened surface on top of foot; band of yellow around base of candlesocket; hole in base is open and has allowed mercury to deteriorate, some missing around base of candle socket.
Bickelhaupt, Mrs. Henry, Source