3 Fragments of a Dolphin Candlestick

Object Name: 
3 Fragments of a Dolphin Candlestick

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Object Name: 
3 Fragments of a Dolphin Candlestick
Accession Number: 
68.4.11
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1869-1880
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Kauko Kahila
Primary Description: 
Opaque blue, lead glass; pressed. Part of a round scalloped base; most of the stem in the shape of a dolphin and a round paneled socket with outflaring petals around the rim.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Kahila, Mrs. Kauko, Source
Kahila, Kauko, Source
Color: 
Technique: 
Mt. Washington and Pairpoint Glass (2005) illustrated, p. 62, fig. 3-27; BIB# 88066
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 224, #875; BIB# 30457