Pair of hurricane Candlesticks with Bristol Blue glass bases

Pair of hurricane Candlesticks with Bristol Blue glass bases

Pair of hurricane Candlesticks with Bristol Blue glass bases

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Pair of hurricane Candlesticks with Bristol Blue glass bases:
early 19th Century Bristol Blue glass bases with traces of gilded design; the finely chased metalwork gilded; bearing clear glass storm shades.

Height:18"-46.0cm
Width:4"-12.0cm
Glossary Words

Bristol Blue

The name given to rich, deep blue-coloured glass produced between 1780 and 1840. It has been copied so well in modern times that it can be difficult to tell the difference.

gilded, gilt

A very thin layer of gold applied to brass or bronze.

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