Centerpiece Bowl and Four Candlesticks

Object Name: 
Centerpiece Bowl and Four Candlesticks

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Object Name: 
Centerpiece Bowl and Four Candlesticks
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
85.4.4
Dimensions: 
(A) H: 7.5 cm, D (base): 45.1 cm; (B) H: 33.6 cm; (C) H: 33.7 cm, (D) H: 33.8 cm; (E) H: 34 cm
Location: 
See Individual Records
Date: 
1920-1923
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Morgan Sinclaire
Primary Description: 
Black, white non-lead glass; blown, acid-etched and engraved. (A) Circular bowl with wide flat rim, blown of black glass with applied thread of white glass around edge; rim has etched design of four baskets of flowers alternating with four floral bouquets with ribbons above and below and an engraved design of a row of dots at outer edge of design; polished pontil mark on base. (B-D) Five-part candlestick with pear-shaped socket having a flat rim edged with a thread of white; applied capstan-shaped section; applied baluster stem; applied capstan shaped section; applied bell-shaped foot; acid-etched design of ribbons and flowers on stem and foot; engraved band of dots above and below decoration on foot; rough pontil mark underneath; ground and polished foot rim.
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
"Cameo Baskets", "Engraved Flowers"
Provenance: 
Sinclaire, Esther (Mrs. Morgan), Source
Sinclaire, Morgan, Source
Color: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
"S" in wreath
Trademark
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
Miller's Glass of the '20s & '30s. A Collectors Guide (1999) illustrated, p. 55; BIB# 64488
Hikari no shouchu: sekai no garasu = The glass (1992) p. 166, #279; BIB# 58995
Masterpieces of American Glass (1990) illustrated, pp. 58, 95, pl. 90; BIB# 33046