Candlestick

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Object Name: 
Candlestick
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
96.4.45 C
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 40.6 cm; Foot Diam: 12.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1920-1930
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Edward R. Meddaugh
Primary Description: 
Transparent yellow-green non-lead glass (uranium glass); blown, hot-worked, ground, engraved, polished. Tall slender candlestick with flat flared holder rim decorated with a centered band of closely spaced ovoid engraved pontil, deep cylindrical holder engraved with staggered engraved pontil in clover-leaf configuration, narrow solid neck joint between holder and hollow body in inverted elongated teardrop shape with overall engraved decoration of three large horizontal grape leaves connected by an undulating vine with spiraling tendrils, three bunches of grapes hang vertically from vine interspersed by three lower smaller hanging leaves, below them are three rows of staggered clover-leaf ponties, body flares back out slightly at base and is shaped into a patty that attaches to wide circular slightly conical foot engraved on top with four leaves connected by vine sections and spiraling tendrils; circular ground and polished pontils; unsigned.
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
Vintage
Provenance: 
Meddaugh, Edward R., Source
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2007-04-01 through 2007-10-21
West Bridge Show