Caryatid Candlestick

Object Name: 
Caryatid Candlestick

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Object Name: 
Caryatid Candlestick
Accession Number: 
50.4.244
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 25.75 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
probably 1870-1879
Primary Description: 
Caryatid Candlestick. Lead glass, fiery opalescent; pressed in one piece; hexagonal candlesocket supported by Caryatid (classical figure of woman in Grecian garb) standing on stepped pedestal--sides in cavetto between oval moldings--, on high hexagonal plinth.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S., Source
1950-07-31
Category: 
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Technique: 
Material: 
Glass Bottles, Lamps & Other Objects (1983) illustrated, pl. 279; BIB# 22375
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 281, #1107; BIB# 30457
The Woman's Day Dictionary of American Glass (1961-08) illustrated, p. 26, top, second from right; BIB# 98018