About this artwork
The combination of blown and pressed elements in these candlestick designs makes them some of the most sophisticated American glass of this period. The candlesticks retain their original pewter inserts, called bobeche, which prevented the heat of the candle from cracking the glass.
- Artist unknown
- Candlestick (one of a pair)
- Pressed and blown glass, pewter
- Restricted gift of Mrs. Eric Oldberg; through prior acquisition of the Corning Museum of Glass