Hand Lamp

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Object Name: 
Hand Lamp
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
72.4.81
Dimensions: 
H: 10.2 cm, D(base): 8.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1855-1875
Credit Line: 
Gift of Preston Bassett
Primary Description: 
Colorless, lead glass; mold-blown; brass. Brass collar at top of conical body, widening toward base, mold-blown in a design with six vertical panels, each with vertical cable going through a circle; top and bottom edges with horizontal cable; applied ear-shape handle crimped at bottom; round base roughly ground around outside edge.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Bassett, Preston, Source
Color: 
Technique: 
Glass Bottles, Lamps & Other Objects (1983) pl. 292, left; BIB# 22375