Candlestick

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Object Name: 
Candlestick
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
68.4.508
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 17.1 cm; Base Diam: 11 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1840-1850
Primary Description: 
Medium blue glass shading from opaque to transparent; pressed. Six-petaled socket, supported by hexagonal stem ending in a circle of 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., Former Collection
1960-09-05
to
1968
Wood, Richard, Former Collection
1960-09-05
Color: 
Technique: 
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 221, #860; BIB# 30457