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Object ID 1975.017.001 b
Object Name Candlescreen
Collection Glass
Credit line Bequest of Lydia Laird
Year Range from 1820
Year Range to 1850
Description One of a pair of clear, cut glass candlescreens etched with swags, palm leaves, rosettes, & shields.
Dimensions H-23 Dia-7.5 inches
Dimension Details diameter at one end; approx. 10" diameter across the middle.
Owned Lydia Laird
Provenance Bequest of Lydia Laird. These candlescreens are said to have originally belonged to John Tyler, Jr. (1790-1862), the tenth President of the United States (1841-45).
Subjects Lighting
Glassware
Presidents
People Laird, Lydia
Search Terms Candlescreens
Glass
Hurricane Shades
Lydia Laird
John Tyler, Jr.
Presidents
Room Dining Room
Material Glass
Place of Origin Anglo-Irish or New England