Candlestick

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Object Name: 
Candlestick
Accession Number: 
67.4.51
Dimensions: 
H: 17 cm, D(base): 10.9 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1840-1860
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John F. Staub
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; pressed in "petal and loop" pattern. Hexagonal candle socket with six petals around rim above a baluster stem ending in six petals; joined by a wafer to a hollow pressed dome-shape standard with seven loops around.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Staub, Mrs. John F., Source
Staub, Mrs. John F., Source
Category: 
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Technique: 
Material: 
Glass Bottles, Lamps & Other Objects (1983) pl. 274, third from left; BIB# 22375
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 221, #857; BIB# 30457