Candlestick

Object Number: 
1952.184
Date: 
1840-1860
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 7/8 x 3 7/8 in. ( 14.9 x 9.8 cm )
Description: 
Dark amber blown glass candlestick; deep cylindrical socket on hollow stem with three tooled knops; hollow, slightly domed foot with pontil mark.
Gallery Label: 
This candlestick was probably made in a Connecticut or New Hamshire bottleglass house, and proves that bottleglass houses continued to make refined forms from common glass batches (see publications).
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group