Candlestick

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Object Name: 
Candlestick
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
59.4.78 A
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 19 cm; Base Diam: 8.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1840-1860
Credit Line: 
Gift of Louise S. Esterly
Primary Description: 
Candlestick. Cobalt blue glass; pressed. Hexagonal-shape; top rim of socket ground and polished; hexagonal stem below socket joined by wafer to hollow hexagonal standard with two pressed knobs at top; pressed ring around hexagonal base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Esterly, Louise S., Source
1959-09-01
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 226, #881; BIB# 30457