3-Part Burning Fluid Lamp in “Palace” Pattern

Object Name: 
3-Part Burning Fluid Lamp in “Palace” Pattern

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Object Name: 
3-Part Burning Fluid Lamp in “Palace” Pattern
Accession Number: 
50.4.427
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 29.5 cm; Lamp H: 25.75 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1855-1870
Primary Description: 
Burning Fluid Lamp in 3 Components. Lead glass, colorless; pressed; tin tumbler-like (truncated cone) fluid-well with short neck with brass threaded collar and two-wick camphene burner, and, fitted over top of well, a pressed rounded glass collar with circle of printies; fluid-well fitted into pressed receiver, rim of glass collar setting over short neck of receiver in waffle and thumbprint pattern; hollow hexagonal standard with large pestle stem on high plinth, domed hollow inside.
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
Palace
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S., Source
1950-07-31
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Glass Lighting in the Corning Museum (1983-06) illustrated, p. 5, fig. 8;
Glass Bottles, Lamps & Other Objects (1983) illustrated, pl. 312; BIB# 22375
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 260, #1036; BIB# 30457