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Title: Lamp (candle holder)
Name: Lamp (candle holder)
Date: 1875-1900
Medium: Glass
Country/Culture: American
Dimensions: 1 3/4 × 4 in. diameter (4.4 × 10.2 cm)
Marks: Interior of candle holder bears the words "Trademark Cricklite Clark's" and a stylized fairy figure.
Classification: Decorative Arts, Glass
Credit Line: Gift of Ann and Henry Brunnier. In the Ann and Henry Brunnier Collection, Brunnier Art Museum, University Museums, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa.
Object Number: 3.15.86a-d
More Information
In 1885 a machine was developed to comb glass trails into festoon and feather patterns. Both the candy dish and the fairy lamp are examples of machines trailing and combing.