Taperstick

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Object Name: 
Taperstick
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
51.2.173
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 16 cm; Foot Diam: 7.75 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1710
Primary Description: 
Colorless, presumably lead glass, of gray tinge; blown. Long cylindrical candle socket (nozzle) with slight spread at plain rim, attached by thick merese to composite stem with blade-ringed knop at top of ball knop with large tear, taper shank drawn from same gather as the ball, narrow ringed knop, applied dome foot with narrow underfold on rim; tiny rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Steuben Glass, Inc., Source
1951-04-11
Davis, Cecil, Former Collection
English Glass Traveling Show
Venue(s)
Montclair Art Museum 1956
Museum of Fine Arts, Syracuse 1956
Wenham Historical Association and Museum 1956
Berea College 1958
Coe College 1958
Oneonta State Teachers College 1958
Paine Art Center and Arboretum 1958
Suffolk Museum 1958
Loeb Art Center 1959
Alabama Polytechnic Institute 1960
Birmingham Museum of Art 1960
Community Savings Bank 1960
Huntington Galleries 1960
Atlanta Art Association 1962
Brooks Memorial Art Gallery 1962
Columbia Museum of Art 1962
Georgia Museum of Art 1962
North Carolina State College Union 1962
URI Memorial Union 1962
Title Unknown (Rich's)
Venue(s)
Rich's Inc. 1948-10 through 1948-10