Candlestick

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Object Name: 
Candlestick
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
51.2.220
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 20.25 cm; Foot Diam: 11 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1735
Primary Description: 
Colorless, presumably lead, glass; blown. Slender deep socket (nozzle) with straight sides spreading to saucer top with flaring flat rim; composite stem including drawn shanked cushion-knop with air bead (tear) tapering into shank to a point (fashioned from the same gather as the socket), air-beaded dumbbell knop between double-merese, stemmed flattened-knop with tear depending in stem, and angular knop; applied high-domed foot with wide rim flaring to plain edge and with small rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Steuben Glass, Inc., Source
1951-04-23
Davis, Cecil, Former Collection
Color: 
Technique: 
English Glass Traveling Show
Venue(s)
Montclair Art Museum 1956
Museum of Fine Arts, Syracuse 1956
Wenham Historical Association and Museum 1956
Berea College 1958
Coe College 1958
Oneonta State Teachers College 1958
Paine Art Center and Arboretum 1958
Suffolk Museum 1958
Loeb Art Center 1959
Alabama Polytechnic Institute 1960
Birmingham Museum of Art 1960
Community Savings Bank 1960
Huntington Galleries 1960
Atlanta Art Association 1962
Brooks Memorial Art Gallery 1962
Columbia Museum of Art 1962
Georgia Museum of Art 1962
North Carolina State College Union 1962
URI Memorial Union 1962