2-part Candelabrum

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Object Name: 
2-part Candelabrum
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 33.7 cm, W: 29.2 cm; Foot Diam: 15.4 cm
On Display
about 1720
Credit Line: 
Gift of R. B. Gump
Primary Description: 
2-part Candelabrum. Clear very heavy lead glass with impurities and bubbles; blown, molded and tooled. Domed and horizontally ribbed wide foot, large horizontally ribbed knop supporting a cylindrical section with infolded rim to receive the dowel of the upper section of the candelabra; the upper section consists of a solid dowel with merese, two rows of tear drops flanking a very large knop and surmounted by another large knop, horizontally ribbed and tapering to knopped finial; to the large central knop two large S-shaped arms are attached; these four arms support the cylindrical candleholders with attached saucer-like collars.
Gump, R. B., Source