Cricklite Figural Five Light Fairy Lamp

Object Name: 
Cricklite Figural Five Light Fairy Lamp

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Object Name: 
Cricklite Figural Five Light Fairy Lamp
Accession Number: 
2012.2.2
Dimensions: 
Overall H: about 87 cm, W: about 54 cm, D: about 54 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1884-1895
Primary Description: 
Porcelain, colorless and yellow and pink Burmese glass, brass, metal; cast, blown, pressed, assembled. (a) Porcelain lamp base showing female figure dressed in gold robes standing atop a pedestal raising one hand above her head balancing a water jug and holding an amphora in her other hand. (b) Five-armed brass lamp spider with threaded base that screws onto lamp base. (c-g) Five circular colorless pressed glass lamp cups with scalloped rims and diamond texture on exterior. Lamp cup (g) is slightly different than other four lamp cups in regards to glass tint and trademark. (h-l) Five pink and yellow Burmese glass shades with rounded tops and straight walls.
Department: 
Provenance: 
James D. Julia, Inc., Source
2012-01-19
Inscription: 
W
inscription
Carved (a) on underside of base
CRICKLITE CLARKE'S TRADE MARK
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Stamped (c-g) on interior base of each lamp cup text situated around figure of woman wearing a skirt
CLARKE'S TRADE CRICKLITE MARK
stamp
Stamped (b) on inner rim of each lamp cup ring
TRADE MARK / "CRICKLITE" / [crown atop a cartouche with letter S] / ROYAL WORCESTER / MADE IN ENGLAND / 2 / 125
stamp
Stamped (a) on underside of base in purple ink
Important Lamp & Glass Auction (2011) illustrated, p. 49, Lot 2169;