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Overall H: 13.9 cm, W: 5 cm, L: 24.5
Not on Display
designed in 1992
made in 1995
Credit Line: 
Gift of Steuben and Joel Smith
Primary Description: 
Colorless, metallic silver; lead glass, Rhodium plated brass, UV adhesive (Loctite #49); cast, diamond sawn, cut, ground, polished, fabricated metal, assembled with UV adhesive. Solid, narrow, horizontal glass body topped with metal candle holder strip; glass is roughly hemispherical in profile with thickened center, two broad sides, each cut into two flat equal-sized facets narrowing in thickness from center vertical line to curved sides, top is flat elongated diamond shape, narrow sides thicken towards base which is cut flat; overall polished surface; inset from glass edge and laminated along center of top surface is a long, low, squared strip of metal (with slightly inset base), topped with nine small equally-spaced low circular cylinders with extended and flattened rims, center cylinder is approximately one-third taller in height with a double rim; engraved in script on narrow side near top (at right angle): "Steuben/Joel A. Smith 1995".
Smith, Joel A. (American, b. 1960), Source
Steuben Glass, Inc., Source
The Corning Museum of Glass: A Decade of Glass Collecting 1990-1999 (2000) illustrated, p. 104, #184; BIB# 65446
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1995 (1996) illustrated, p. 24; BIB# AI95180
Recent Important Acquisitions, 38 (1996) illustrated, p. 255, #56; BIB# AI97737
Menorah (1992) illustrated BIB# 108864