Candleholder

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Object Name: 
Candleholder
Accession Number: 
63.4.71
Dimensions: 
H: 22.4 cm, D(base): 10.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1830-1835
Credit Line: 
Gift of Louise S. Esterly
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown and pressed. Fluted pressed socket with floral pattern, attached by wafer to mold-blown, ribbed stem, attached by wafer to pressed tripodal base with C-scroll on each side; three paw feet.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Esterly, Louise S., Source
Color: 
Technique: 
Classical Taste in America 1800-1840 (1993) illustrated, pp. 204-205, #162; BIB# 26178
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 205, #798; BIB# 30457