Candlestick

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1840

GUSN

GUSN-7700

Description

Transparent vaselin-colored two-part molded body. Square base surmounted by column in form of dolphin. Six-sided bulbous petal blossom socket with conforming vasiform neck terminating in large beads. Socket joined to column with free-blown glass wafer.

Details

Descriptive Terms

candlesticks
glass (material)
pressing
Candleholder
Candlestick
Candlestick

Associated Building

Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.),

Maker

Attributed to Boston & Sandwich Glass Co. (Glassmaker)

Location of Origin

Sandwich, MA, USA

Object Type

Lighting Equipment; Lighting Holders

Dimensions

10 1/2 x 3 13/16 x 3 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.772.2

Places

Massachusetts (United States)