Candleholder

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Object Name: 
Candleholder
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
73.2.26 A
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 19.3 cm; Foot Diam: 12 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1725-1740
Primary Description: 
Colorless, lead glass; blown, mold-blown. Slightly waisted socket with rounded bottom; in-folded rim; double merese at socket base; stem composed of three solid, inverted "molded pedestal" stems (8-sided), separated by double mereses; domed foot with rough pontil mark on underside.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Ginsburg and Levy Inc., Source
1974-01-09
Color: 
Technique: 
Vetri del Settecento e dell'ottocento (1985) p. 19; BIB# 32949
English Glass and the Glass used in England, circa 400-1940 (1984) illustrated, pp. 180-181; pl. 43d; BIB# 22835
Recent Important Acquisitions, 16 (1974) pp. 130-131, #32; BIB# AI91024