Candelabrum

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Object Name: 
Candelabrum
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
96.2.10
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 295 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1883
Web Description: 
The dazzling displays of glass furnishings at World’s Fairs appealed to many customers from India. This new audience motivated European manufacturers to produce large glass furnishings – including chandeliers, candelabras, fountains and furniture – specifically designed for the palaces of India. Between about 1860 and 1920 furniture of this type was produced by English firms such as F. & C. Osler for export to India.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Mallett & Son (Antiques) Ltd., Source
1996-07-01
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass, cut, with 18 candle arms, tulip shades, and white marble plinth.
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2006-05-19 through 2006-11-30
Changing Exhibitions Gallery
Exhibition: Glass of the Maharajahs at Corning (2006-06) illustrated, p. 16;
Suited For Royalty (2006-05-18) illustrated, p. 2, weekend;
European Glass Furnishings for Eastern Palaces (2006) illustrated, p. 93, fig. 3-47; BIB# 92506
Between Sips: Beautiful vistas, Priceless Treasures (2005-09-18) illustrated, section e, esp. p. 7;
Corning Museum Scholar to Lecture (2003) p. 2;
Recent Important Acquisitions, 39 (1997) illustrated, pp. 174-175, #33; BIB# AI5243