Candlestick

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Object Name: 
Candlestick
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
68.4.529
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 22.6 cm; rim Diam: 5.8 cm; Foot Diam: 11.2 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1840-1860
Primary Description: 
Opaque blue and opaque white glass; pressed. Inverted bell-shape socket with acanthus leaves, attached by wafer to an hour-glass standard, also with acanthus leaves, above hexagonal base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Esterly, Louise S., Source
Wood, Richard, Former Collection
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Glass Bottles, Lamps & Other Objects (1983) pl. 277, second from left; BIB# 22375
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 223, #868; BIB# 30457