Candlestick

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1830-1860

GUSN

GUSN-8083

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

Descriptive Terms

candlesticks
glass (material)
molding (forming)
acanthus (motif)
Glass
Pressed
Acanthus
Column
CANDLESTICK

Associated Building

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

Maker

Attributed to Boston & Sandwich Glass Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Sandwich, MA, USA

Object Type

Lighting Device

Dimensions

9.375 x 4.625 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.490.2

Places

Massachusetts (United States)