20 Lamp Shade Samples

Object Name: 
20 Lamp Shade Samples

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Object Name: 
20 Lamp Shade Samples
Accession Number: 
92.4.12
Dimensions: 
(18) H: 13.8 cm, W: 20.4 cm, Th: 5 cm; (2) H: 13.8 x 20.4 cm Th: .7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1890-about 1910
Credit Line: 
Gift of The New Bedford Glass Society
Primary Description: 
Opaque white, colorless non-lead glass; flat glass, covered with fabric on one side with edges bound by tape; design for a lamp shade painted on fabric covered side, within a cutout of shade shape. 82.50.11.6 and 82.4.11.20 are designs for electric shades of dome shape with "glue-chip" rear surface; glass is colorless, lamp shades are green with stylized flowers outlined in gold. 82.50.11.5, .13, and .14, are globular green shades with naturalistic flowers, painted on opaque white glass.82.50.11.3 and .19 are similar but have a mauve background and are painted on colorless glass. 82.50.11.1, .2, .10, .15, .16, and .18 are tam-o-shanter shape with naturalistic floral designs on pale green or yellow backgrounds. 82.11.50.17 is a tam-o-shanter shade on colorless glass ground on rear surface with a pink flower and green leaves. 82.50.11.4, .7,.8,.9,.11 and .12 are tam-o-shanter shape on colorless glass with "glue-chip" rear surface; all have stylized floral, heart, and scroll designs in "art nouveau" style, highlighted in gilt; 82.50.11.7 and .8 have applied opaque colored glass beads as well.
Department: 
Provenance: 
New Bedford Glass Society, Source
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2011-05-19 through 2011-12-31
Changing Exhibitions Gallery