Dolphin Candlestick

Boston and Sandwich Glass Company, American, active 1825 - 1888, Sandwich, Massachusetts


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about 1860

Translucent white and translucent light green lead glass, pressed

Overall: 10 1/2 × 3 11/16 × 3 5/8 in. (26.7 × 9.4 × 9.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Katharine T. and Merrill G. Beede 1929 Fund and the Hood Museum of Art Acquisitions Fund



North America, United States


19th century

Object Name

Furnishings: Lighting Device


Decorative Arts

On view

Exhibition History

American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, William B. Jaffe and Evelyn A. Jaffe Hall Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 9-December 9, 2007.

Publication History

Barbara J. MacAdam, American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Muesum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, p. 209, no. 184.


The New Bedford Museum of Glass, New Bedford, Massachusetts; sold to present collection, 2007.

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