Electric Lamp

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Object Name: 
Electric Lamp
Accession Number: 
95.4.256
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 45.8 cm; Shade Diam: 26 cm; Base Diam: 18.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1903-1920
Credit Line: 
Gift in memory of Atty. Claude V. Stowell from his family
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass, white metal; blown, cut. Mushroom shaped shade, cut in a pattern of alternating ellipses containing hobstars and sections of a chair bottom like pattern. Inverted trumped shaped base is cut in the same pattern, electric socket is of white metal and supports a ring on from which twenty-one molded and cut prisms with pointed ends hang.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Stowell, Claude V., Former Collection
Cammen, Jeanette Stowell, Former Collection
Cammen, Matthew, Source
1995-07-21
Cammen, Mrs. Matthew, Source
1995-07-21
Category: 
Color: 
Technique: 
The Cut and Engraved Glass of Corning, 1868-1940
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1977-04 through 1977-10
Toledo Museum of Art 1977-11 through 1978-02
The Corning Museum of Glass: A Decade of Glass Collecting 1990-1999 (2000) illustrated, pp. 41, 61, #102; BIB# 65446
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1995 (1996) illustrated, pp. 20-21, #1;
Recent Important Acquisitions, 38 (1996) illustrated, pp. 246-247, #38;
The American Cut Glass Industry: T. G. Hawkes and His Competitors (1996) illustrated, p. 312, #12-55; BIB# 36646