Hanging Lamp

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Object Name: 
Hanging Lamp
Accession Number: 
62.1.30
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 8.7 cm, Diam: 10.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
400-699
Primary Description: 
Light olive green, transparent glass; blown (two gathers), applied. Lamp: bucket-shaped, with wick holder and three vertical handles. Rim tubular, made by folding out and down; wall straight, tapering, then curving in at bottom; base plain, with low kick; pontil mark annular (L. 3.1 cm, W. 2.9 cm), prominent. Wick holder consists of vertical tube (H. 4 cm, D. 1.6 cm), closed at lower end and with rounded rim, dropped on to floor near center. Three small vertical handles, each with oval cross section, dropped onto upper wall, drawn up and out, then in, and attached to outside of rim.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Kricheldorf, H. H., Source
1962
Category: 
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume One (1997) pp. 193-194, #339; p. 359, #339; BIB# 58895