Baluster Stem - (Glass Silver Woodenware Pewter) Glossary of Antique Terms B

Baluster Stem - (Glass, Silver, Woodenware, Pewter) Pear-shaped decoration on stemmed wooden, pewter, silver or glass vessel or candlestick. On drinking glass stems, the baluster, often inverted, was used in many combinations, with the knop throughout the eighteenth century.


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