The Candle of Vision

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Object Name: 
3-part Candleholder
Title: 
The Candle of Vision
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
85.4.57
Dimensions: 
(a&b) H: 24.7 cm; (a) H: 23.3 cm; (b) W: 13.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1975
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Elsie Burton
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass overlaid with translucent white and blue glasses; flameworked, tooled, hot applications. Vertical solid cylindrical candlesocket formed of coils of colorless which taper downward to a solid flattened knop; slightly-waisted narrow solid elongated stem is attached to knop and is covered with translucent white overlaid with horizontal rows of blue pulled festooning; base of body wrapped in a coil of colorless decorated with alternating bosses of blue and white; attached to base of stem is a squared colorless section, each side is impressed with a circular shape; a tapered narrow point with blue coloration fits into polished stone support stand.
Provenance: 
Burton, Elsie, Source