Gilded Metal and Cut Glass Candelabrum

Object Name: 
Gilded Metal and Cut Glass Candelabrum

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Object Name: 
Gilded Metal and Cut Glass Candelabrum
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
2016.2.20 A
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 38 cm, W: 42 cm, D: 13 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1822-1829
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mark and Peni Weinstein
Primary Description: 
Gilded Metal and Cut Glass Candelabrum. Colorless glass, gilded metal; blown, cut, assembled. Candelabrum consisting of a circular foot, faceted bulbous stem flanked on top and bottom by stacked faceted knops, and a double-armed gilded metal fixture with central post. Each arm of gilded metal fixture toped with a cut glass bobeche with saw-toothed rim and a cut glass candlecup with a gilded metal socket; fourteen prisms hang from each of these bobeches. Central post topped with a slightly smaller cut glass bobeche with saw-toothed rim and teardrop-shaped cut glass finial; twelve prisms hang from central bobeche. Prisms consist of two faceted square drops terminating with an elongate rectangular faceted drop with a rounded faceted bottom end.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Weinstein, Adrienne Peni, Source
1996-01
to
2016-12-01
Earle D. Vandekar of Knightsbridge, Inc., Former Collection
1996-01
Winter Antiques Show
Venue(s)
Park Avenue Armory
Acquisitions (2017) illustrated, p. 17 (#10); BIB# AI103665
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 2016 (2016) illustrated, p. 7; BIB# 714015