Candlestick

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Object Name: 
Candlestick
Accession Number: 
80.4.60
Dimensions: 
H: 18.7 cm, D (base): 9.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1739-1770
Primary Description: 
Amethyst glass; free-blown and mold-blown. Cylindrical candle cup with out-turned rim; pushed into saucer-like drip pan and round knop at top of shaft, applied to stem which has been patterned in a 22-rib mold and has a spherical knop above an inverted baluster, applied circular, slightly domed foot with underfolded rim; rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Stradlings, Source
1980-10-16
Wetzel, Helen Janssen, Former Collection
Color: 
Masterpieces of American Glass
Venue(s)
Museum of Applied Arts 1990-07-27 through 1990-09-02
State Hermitage Museum 1990-09-15 through 1990-10-21
Museum of the State Institute of Glass 1990-11-02 through 1991-01-04
Chemical Analyses of Early Glasses (Volume 3) (2012) pp. 86, 683; BIB# 61154
American Antiques and Collectibles (2001) illustrated, p. 270; BIB# 76353
Wistarburgh and American Glass Candlesticks (1991-03) illustrated, p. 5, right; BIB# AI26831
Masterpieces of American Glass (1990) illustrated, pp. 5, 91, pl. 3; BIB# 33046
A Catalogue of American Antiques (1990) illustrated, p. 98; BIB# 69239
Recent Important Acquisitions, 23 (1981) illustrated, p. 95, #14;
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1980 (1981) p. 7;