Lot 8

BLOWN-MOLDED AND PRESSED CANDLESTICK,

Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$200 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
BLOWN-MOLDED AND PRESSED CANDLESTICK,, medium blue, featuring a Number 1 lacy socket applied to a double ribbed-melon hollow shaft, and raised on an eight-lobed columnar standard and stepped quatrefoil base, wafer construction. Boston & Sandwich Glass Co. 1830-1840. 9 7/8" H, 4 1/8" SQ base.
Literature: The McKearins - American Glass, pl. 191, fig. 6. Wilson - American Glass, p. 325, fig. 392. Like Bourne - The William J. Elsholz Collection, Vol. 1, lot 182.
Provenance: Glass deaccessioned by Bennington Museum, Bennington, VT. All proceeds will go toward the museum's Collections Acquisition Fund.
Ex-collection of Channing Hare.
Catalogue Note: This is the only example of this particular candlestick in blue that has been published.
Excellent condition overall with some sliver chips to the underside of the foot, a small chip to the top edge of the foot. Having a sizeable burst bubble to the base edge, socket having expected networks of annealing lines, some spots of mold roughness, all as made.