5-part Night Lamp

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Object Name: 
5-part Night Lamp
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
81.4.20
Dimensions: 
H: 19.7 cm, D (shade): 9.1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1890-1900
Credit Line: 
Gift in memory of Gertrude Christman Melvin
Primary Description: 
Aqua and colorless glass; brass; mold-blown and pressed. (a) Spherical font mold-blown opaque heat sensitive aquamarine glass with a pattern of colorless circles (punties or coin dot); (d) brass collar and (e) kerosene burner; wick raiser marked "MADE IN U.S.A."; (b) globular shade in matching pattern; (c) colorless chimney.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Melvin, Crandall, Jr., Source
Glass Lighting in the Corning Museum (1983-06) illustrated, p. 7, fig. 10;
Glass Bottles, Lamps & Other Objects (1983) pl. 298; BIB# 22375
Recent Important Acquisitions, 24 (1982) illustrated, p. 102, #46, right; BIB# AI9252
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1981 (1982) illustrated, p. 9, fifth from left;