Kew-Blas Candlestick

Object Name: 
Kew-Blas Candlestick

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Object Name: 
Kew-Blas Candlestick
Accession Number: 
2008.4.136
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 22 cm, Diam (max): 10.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1905-1927
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass; mold-blown, tooled, applied, iridized. Candlestick with flared cylindrical candle cup above a twisted-spiral ribbed inverted baluster shaft wafered by a spool foot on circular base. Body is decorated with gold iridescence and the interior of the cup is coated in silver iridescence; polished pontil.Marked "KEW BLAS" on pontil.
Department: 
Provenance: 
DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Source
Inscription: 
LDC.88.14
inscription
Painted On underside of base Black paint/ink.
19
label
Label/adhesive On underside of base Rectangular white label with black text.
KEW-BLAS
signature
Engraved On underside of base