Candle mold with candle

Candle mold with candle
Title
Candle mold with candle
Date 
1800-1830
Medium 
Glass, wax
Dimensions 
Overall: 12 1/2 x 1 7/8 in. ( 31.8 x 4.8 cm )
Description 
Aquamarine blown glass candle mold; tapered cylindrical shape with hole in narrow end and flared lip on opposite end; grayish wax candle inside mold.
Credit Line 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number 
1937.1333a.1-2
Marks 
handwritten in ink: on paper collector's label affixed to narrow end: "2033[?] / Swiss"
Gallery Label 
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Provenance 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group