Electrified Kerosene Lamp with Coin Dot Shade

Object Name: 
Electrified Kerosene Lamp with Coin Dot Shade

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Object Name: 
Electrified Kerosene Lamp with Coin Dot Shade
Accession Number: 
2010.4.168
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 51.4 cm, Diam: 25.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1865-1926
Primary Description: 
Colorless, translucent white, and transparent red glass, silver-colored metal, cardboard, electrical wiring; blown, mold-blown, cased, tooled, pressed and embossed metal, assembled. (a) Pressed and ornately embossed silver-colored metal kerosene lamp base that has been fitted with electrical wiring. Knob stamped, " M.B. C.O. / N.Y." on face. Cylindrical cardboard tube surrounds light bulb socket. (b) Mold-blown dome-shaped shade consisting of translucent white overlaying transparent red glass to produce coin dot pattern, cased in colorless glass. Bottom edge slightly scalloped; top rim waisted and ruffled. (c) Colorless blown and tooled glass chimney. (d) 15W/120V light bulb.
Department: 
Provenance: 
James D. Julia, Inc., Source
2010-12-07
Inscription: 
M.B. C.O. / N.Y.
stamp
Stamped (a) face of knob
Important Lamp & Glass Auction (2010) illustrated, p. 14, lot 1014A; BIB# 118298