about 19th century
Boston and Sandwich Glass Company (1826–1888)
Object Place: Sandwich, Massachusetts, United States
12.7 x 9.52 x 9.52 cm (5 x 3 3/4 x 3 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Spillholder- clear glass, pressed in “Sandwich Star” pattern. Hexagonal body and base. Spills were strips of dry wood or paper used to light candles or lamps.
Gift of Professor Emeritus F. H. Norton and the Department of Metallurgy and Materials Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology