Candleholder

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Object Name: 
Candleholder
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
68.4.51
Dimensions: 
H: 23.5 cm, D(base): 11.6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1830-1840
Primary Description: 
Slightly purplish glass; blown and pressed. Cylindrical socket with flaring edge above a multi-bladed knop above a hollow baluster stem ending in a multi-bladed knop above a pressed square base with scalloped edge, four steps and lobed pattern underneath.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Pelton, Leonard, Source
Color: 
Technique: 
Glass Bottles, Lamps & Other Objects (1983) pl. 271; BIB# 22375
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 206, #801; BIB# 30457