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55.4.187 A
Overall H: 31.5 cm; Rim Diam: 10.8 cm; Foot Diam: 14.4 cm
Not on Display
about 1830-1840
Primary Description: 
Candlestick/ Clear heavy glass with greyish tinge; free blown and pattern molded; large slightly sloping foot with ground pontil mark, stemmed pear-shaped shaft surmounted by a merese and a flattened knop, deep ovoid socket with very wide flaring rim; shaft and socket patterned in eighteen-rib mold and expanded showing heavy "pillar moulding".
McKearin Antiques, Source
Corning Museum of Glass 2002-06-21 through 2002-09-06
The Bulfinch illustrated encyclopedia of antiques (1994) illustrated, p. 109, no. 2; BIB# 26855
Masterpieces of American Glass (1990) illustrated, pp. 18, 92. pl. 21; BIB# 33046
Two Hundred Years of American Blown Glass (Doubleday edition) (1950) illustrated, pp. 204-305 pl. 92, #3; BIB# 25299