Candlestick

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Object Name: 
Candlestick
Accession Number: 
50.4.1 B
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 19.4 cm; Foot Diam (max): 11.3 cm; Base Diam (max): 11.3 cm; Rim Diam: 4.3
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1740-1770
Primary Description: 
Candlestick. Green or bottle glass; light green, free-blown; long cylindrical socket with narrow flange and shaft with three hollow ball knops above long cylinder (hollow extending into cylinder) formed from one piece, applied domed foot with plain rim; rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S. (b. 1874), Source
1950-07-31
Category: 
Color: 
Material: 
A Touch of Glass
Venue(s)
Explorers Hall, National Geographic Society 1995-02-15 through 1995-09-15
Corning Glassmaker: an anthology edition (1956) illustrated, p. 8 (top left); BIB# 67761
Corning Glassmaker: The Story of American Glass (1953) illustrated, p. 8 (top left); BIB# 48774