Candlestick

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Object Name: 
Candlestick
Accession Number: 
55.4.187 B
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 31.5 cm; Rim Diam: 10.5 cm; Foot Diam: 12.9 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1830-1840
Primary Description: 
Candlestick. Clear heavy glass with greyish tinge; free blown and pattern molded; large slightly sloping foot with ground pontil mark, stemmed pear-shaped shaft surmounted by a merese and a flattened knop, deep ovoid socket with very wide flaring rim; shaft and socket patterned in eighteen-rib mold and expanded showing heavy "pillar moulding".
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
1955-11-12
Material: 
Glass Bottles, Lamps & Other Objects (1983) pl. 273; BIB# 22375
Two Hundred Years of American Blown Glass (Doubleday edition) (1950) illustrated, pp. 304-305 pl 92, #3; BIB# 25299