Candlestick

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Object Name: 
Candlestick
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
68.4.455
Dimensions: 
H: 20 cm, D(base): 8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1840-1860
Primary Description: 
Amethyst glass; pressed. Hexagonal-shape; top rim of socket ground and polished; hexagonal stem below socket joined by wafer to hollow hexagonal standard with two pressed knobs at top; pressed ring around hexagonal base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Esterly, Louise S., Source
Rose, James (1899-1975), Former Collection
Category: 
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 226, #882; BIB# 30457