Candlestick

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Object Name: 
Candlestick
Accession Number: 
61.4.111
Dimensions: 
H: 17.8 cm, D(base): 10.9 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1840-1850
Credit Line: 
Gift of Louise S. Esterly
Primary Description: 
Opaque turquoise blue glass; pressed. Six-petaled socket, supported by hexagonal stem ending in a circle of six knobs; attached by a wafer to a hollow hexagonal standard with six loops around sides; circular base rim; pontil mark inside.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Esterly, Louise S., Source
Category: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Glass Bottles, Lamps & Other Objects (1983) pl. 274, left; BIB# 22375
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 221, #856; BIB# 30457