Candlestick with Dolphin Shaft

Object Name: 
Candlestick with Dolphin Shaft

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Object Name: 
Candlestick with Dolphin Shaft
Accession Number: 
50.4.234 B
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 16.75 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1850-1880
Primary Description: 
Probably lead glass, opaque white; pressed in two pieces; twelve paneled ovoid socket with scalloped rim and round collar at bottom above short shank, attached by merese to standard having S-scrolled dolphin shaft on stepped circular scalloped base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S., Source
1950-07-31
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
The Story of American Pressed Glass of the Lacy Period, 1825-1850
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1954-06-21 through 1954-09-15
Mt. Washington and Pairpoint Glass (2005) illustrated, p. 62, Fig. 3-27; BIB# 88066
Glass Bottles, Lamps & Other Objects (1983) pl. 280, second from left; BIB# 22375