5-part Hanging Lamp

Object Name: 
5-part Hanging Lamp

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Object Name: 
5-part Hanging Lamp
Accession Number: 
(a) H: 15.8 cm, Diam: 13.5 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Japan, Kyushu-chiho, Nagasaki, Nagasaki
Primary Description: 
(a) Colorless, lead glass; blown. spherical shape; collared above and below; frosted rims; many fine thin striations over body, minute dents here and there, some dark; encased in network of colorless, lead glass beads with silvery tinsel-like clay in bores and strung on gray-green silk thread; collars also enclosed in bead network of transparent malachite-green beads of lead glass and strung on wire, flanked by wire-strung upper and lower rows of transparent colorless beads; long attached fringe constructed of sections of colorless glass beads alternating with sections of transparent tube-cut purple glass beads, separated by row of small beads of pale honey-colored glass; attached at three points on upper rim three loops of wire-strung colorless beads for attachment of bead chain "d"; (b) transparent thin glass of slightly greenish tinge; mold-blown. Oil cup with rough and barely flaring rim fitted into metal holder "c" ; (c) metal holder for oil cup to be hooked over mouth-rim of "a"; a metal band with center hole for wick hooks over rim of "b"; (d) three-part suspension chain of strung colorless beads, attached to three loops at rim of "a"; (e) large S-shape suspension hook colorless, spirally fluted glass.
Teiundo Collection of Tanaka, Former Collection
Blair, Dorothy, Source