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: 
62.4.44
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 26.5 cm; Foot Diam: 12.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1830-1845
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Wysor
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown and pressed. Cylindrical blown candle socket with a galleried rim; attached by a triple merese to a hollow blown inverted baluster stem attached by a merese to a pressed three-step quatrefoil foot, ribbed underneath.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Wyson, Elliott A., Source
Wyson, Mrs. Elliott A., Source
Color: 
Technique: 
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 205, #800; BIB# 30457