A fabulous pair of antique white opaque glass figural candleholders. The base of the candlestick is a tortoise / turtle; riding on top of the tortoise is a griffin or serpent type creature. Tops of the candle holders show a fiery opalescence when held to the light. Made by French Glass makers Vallerysthal / Portieux Glass and shown in their 1908 catalog.
Size: 5 1/4" long; 4 1/4" high
Condition: both candlesticks have a chip click here to see larger of two & minor roughness on upper edge
Original Manufacturers Flaws: some overfill on edges
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