Mat-su-no-ke Candlestick

Object Name: 
Mat-su-no-ke Candlestick

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Object Name: 
Mat-su-no-ke Candlestick
Accession Number: 
69.2.15
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 17.2 cm, Diam (max): 9.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1884-1900
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Gillett Welles
Primary Description: 
Pink, colorless lead glass; blown and crimped. Tall, contorted form, with ovoid pink cut at top, with trailed colorless rim; applied pincered stylized circular flowers scattered along gnarled branches; ribbed thorny S-shaped stem attached to an inverted U-shaped stem at base, ending in gnarled undulating roots and branches with pincered flowers, covering the dome of the foot; undulating foot rim; rough pontil mark on bottom; circular paper label on socket inscribed in ink "165"; worn circular paper label without inscription on the foot.
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
Mat-su-no-ke
Provenance: 
Welles Estate, Gladys C., Source
1969
Welles Estate, Gillett Sr., Source
1969
Inscription: 
165
Label
inscribed in ink on socket paper label