Candlestick

What is AAT?

The Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) (r) is a structured vocabulary for generic concepts related to art and architecture. It was developed by The Getty Research Institute to help research institutions become consistent in the terminology they use.Learn More

Object Name: 
Candlestick
Accession Number: 
93.4.68 A
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 30.4 cm; Foot Diam: 12.9 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1920-1928
Credit Line: 
Gift of Thurman Pierce
Primary Description: 
Candlestick. Bright blue transparent and colorless lead glass; blown, tooled and cut. Tall, slender shape, blown of blue glass, candle socket with wide flat rim which has been pierced for wire hangers and from which ten colorless, cut pointed pendants hang, blown socket above applied capstan-shaped stem, applied to hollow, waisted stem with twisted molded ribbing, below which is solid capstan shaped section and flat circular foot with polished pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Pierce, Thurman, Source
1993-09-21
Category: 
Centennial of the Crystal City: Corning's Contributions to Glassmaking
Venue(s)
Rockwell Museum 1990-09-14 through 1991-01-06