Lacy Pressed Candlestick

Object Name: 
Lacy Pressed Candlestick

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Object Name: 
Lacy Pressed Candlestick
Accession Number: 
50.4.241 A
Overall H: 21.25 cm
On Display
probably 1830-1839
Primary Description: 
Lacy Pressed Candlestick. Lead glass, colorless; pressed socket and base, shaft formed by manipulation; deep socket with band of flower-in-diamond motif separated by single horizontal from gadroon ribs below and fine sharp ribs above, flaring flange with round serrated edge and stippled on underside; socket attached by merese to composite shaft with double ball-knop between double ring-knops, pressed hollow base composed of heavy ribbed shank above three scalloped circular steps resting on an octagonal galleried base with sunken rectangular panels on sides.
McKearin, George S. (b. 1874), Source
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 215, #828; BIB# 30457
The Woman's Day Dictionary of American Glass (1961-08) illustrated, p. 24, top right; BIB# 98018