Candlestick

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Object Name: 
Candlestick
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
50.2.20 A
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 25.5 cm; Foot Diam: 14.1 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1760
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown with pattern-molded and cut parts. Long plain cylindrical socket, composite shaft with inverted Silesian or molded shouldered-stem between ringed collars above and below ball-knops with tears, annular or ringed knop at bottom, circular domed foot with scalloped edge and flat cutting on shoulder of dome and on flare; rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Steuben Glass, Inc., Source
1950-10-01
Reid, Andrew Esq., Former Collection
Category: 
Masterpieces of Glass from The Corning Museum of Glass
Venue(s)
National Gallery of Art 1990-12-02 through 1991-04-14
Title Unknown (Rich's)
Venue(s)
Rich's Inc. 1948-10 through 1948-10
 
Title Unknown (Marshall Field & Co.)
Venue(s)
Marshall Field & Co., Chicago 1947-09 through 1947-12
National antiques exposition
Venue(s)
Madison Square Garden 1947-03 through 1947-03
 
Treasures from The Corning Museum of Glass (1992) illustrated, p. 85, #80; BIB# 35679
Masterpieces of Glass: A World History From The Corning Museum of Glass (1990) illustrated, pp. 164-165, pl. 74; BIB# 33819
Title Unknown (New York Sun) (1945-09-21)