Electric Lamp

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Object Name: 
Electric Lamp
Accession Number: 
2006.4.111
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 49.8 cm, Diam: 25.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1903-1914
Credit Line: 
Gift of Ione Wilson Kinzer and her sons, Everett Kinzer and Wilbur Kinzer
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass; blown, tooled, cut, ground, polished, assembled; metal. Lamp with domed shade, blown in a half-spherical shape and cut in a pattern of large and small hobstars and crisscrossing lines. Base has a hollow cylindrical stem cut with horizontal lines and a circular, slightly domed base, also cut with hobstars, and ending in an electrical fitting at the top and a metal rim which holds 29 prisms, and supports the shade.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Johnson, Beth, Source
2009-09-11
Category: 
American Cut and Engraved Glass (1965) pp. 337-341, esp. 339, right; BIB# 27459