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Candlestick

1949.490.2 (RS119608)

Description

Two-part mold; opaque white body. Stepped hexagonal base; ananthus leaf design. Stem: steps surmounted by waisted bulbous column; acanthus leaf molded design. Semi-opaque blue candle socket; molded scroll decoration; joined to stem with blown white wafer.

Details

Maker
Attributed to Boston & Sandwich Glass Co. (Maker)
Date
1830-1860
Location of origin
Sandwich, MA, USA
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
glass (material)
molding (forming)
Object type
Lighting Device
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Acanthus
acanthus (motif)
CANDLESTICK
candlesticks
Column
Glass
glass (material)
molding (forming)
Pressed
Dimensions
9.375 x 4.625 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.490.2
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
8083

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