Candlestick

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Object Name: 
Candlestick
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
68.4.554
Dimensions: 
H: 26 cm, D(base): 10.2 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1840-1860
Primary Description: 
Colorless, lead glass; pressed. Hexagonal-shape; inverted pear-shape socket, decorated with shells and tiny dolphins, joined by wafer to standard in form of dolphins with their tails in air, mounted on hollow square base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Esterly, Louise S., Source
Sittig, Edgar, Former Collection
Green, Charles W., Former Collection
Category: 
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Glass Animals: 3,500 Years of Artistry and Design (1988) illustrated, p. 94 (right); BIB# 32200
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 225, #877; BIB# 30457