This item is a 19C Figural Glass Candlestick made by Vierzon Glass (Thouvenin) in France. This candlestick is about 10 inches high. This is a very rare candlestick. The Thouvenin Brothers open their own shop in the 19C century after their father left the Vallerysthal Company. Vierzon items are comparable to Portieux and Vallerysthal glass.
The name of this candlestick is knight or Chevalier in French. The coloring is the rare caramel coloring.The french word for candlestick is Flambeau and this is item # 3228 in their catalog of 1889.
The pictures shows the molding detail the various components of the armor on the breastplate, shoulder pads, elbow pads, shorts, knee pads, leggings etc.
Condition: This item is in great condition and has no cracks, chips or repairs. There are straw marks on the base which is typical of molded glass made in the 19th Century.
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