Electrolier with Azaleas Shade

Object Name: 
Electrolier with Azaleas Shade

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Object Name: 
Electrolier with Azaleas Shade
Accession Number: 
92.4.15
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 53.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1900-1903
Credit Line: 
Gift of The New Bedford Glass Society
Web Description: 
Pairpoint sold its electric lamps as electroliers. The glass shades were mold-blown, painted on the inside, and acid-etched on the outside.
Department: 
Provenance: 
New Bedford Glass Society, Source
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass, green and pink enamels, probably lead glass; bronze; mold-blown and enameled glass; cast metal. Mold-blown shade with raised floral pattern, completely enameled on interior surface to color flowers in several shades of pink with a dark green background, cut edge, marked "PAT>APPLIED FOR" at lower edge and numbered "82.44a". Hollow bronze base is pyramidal with buds and poppies on each of the four sides, four upcurving arms to support circular shade holder at top and inner rod to support two-bulb electric fixture fitted with new sockets. Marked underneath "PAIRPOINT MFG. CO. 5049" with "P" in a diamond; ovoid paper label with "LACQUERED/CLEAN/ONLY WITH A/DAMP CLOTH"; numbered "4.46".
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2011-05-19 through 2011-12-31
Changing Exhibitions Gallery
Article on The Corning Museum of Glass and 2011 Exhibition: Pairpoint and Mt. Washington (2011-07) illustrated, p. 52;
[Corning, United States] (2011) illustrated, p. 52, #2; BIB# AI92598
Treasures from the Corning Museum of Glass 2011 (2010-12) illustrated, p. 4;
20th Century Works of Art (2002-06-07) illustrated, p. 205;
Recent Important Acquisitions, 35 (1993) illustrated, p. 128, #21; BIB# AI32226