Candlestick

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Object Name: 
Candlestick
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
68.4.481
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 23.3 cm; Rim Diam: 6.4 cm; Foot Diam: 12.6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1840-1850
Primary Description: 
Opaque blue glass; pressed. Six-petaled socket, supported by hexagonal stem ending in a circle of six knobs; attached by a wafer to a columnar standard ending in a square stepped base; pontil mark inside.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Wood, Richard, Former Collection
Esterly, Louise S., Source
Rose, James (1899-1975), Former Collection
Color: 
Technique: 
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 228, #892, pl. 12; BIB# 30457