PRESSED PETAL AND HEXAGONAL CANDLESTICK, translucent yellow/green over alabaster/clambroth, lightly sanded surface, six-petal socket with a hexagonal extension, raised on a hexagonal knop and flared base, wafer construction. Boston & Sandwich Glass Co. and Patrick Slane's American Glass Co., East Cambridge/South Boston. 1840-1860. 7 3/8" H, 4 1/8" DOA base.
Excellent condition overall with a chip to the base edge and a couple chips to the underside of the petals of the socket.
Literature: Parallels Barlow/Kaiser - The Glass Industry in Sandwich, Vol. 5, fig. 5263; and Kaiser - South Boston, p. 104, fig. 122.
Provenance: From the collection of Ernest & Dorothy Schatz of Osterville, MA.
Northeast Auctions, 4/1/05, lot 115 (retains label).
Ex-collection of Pam and Don Levine (retains collection label).