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Object Name: 
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H: 13 cm, D(base): 6.2 cm
On Display
about 1850
Primary Description: 
Opaque light-blue glass; pressed. Hexagonal socket with flat rim; six vertical panels; six-sided stem with ring near top, ending in three round "steps"; hollow, square base with rounded corners.
Rose, James (1899-1975), Former Collection
Esterly, Louise S., Source
American Antiques and Collectibles (2001) illustrated, p. 288; BIB# 76353
A Catalogue of American Antiques (1990) illustrated, p. 116; BIB# 69239
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 229, #896; BIB# 30457