Kerosene Parlor Lamp

Object Name: 
Kerosene Parlor Lamp

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Object Name: 
Kerosene Parlor Lamp
Accession Number: 
2000.4.14
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 41 cm, Diam (max): 25.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1890-1900
Credit Line: 
Purchased with funds from the Gertrude Christman Melvin Endowment
Primary Description: 
Pink, white lead glass, brass; blown, overlaid, acid-etched, assembled. Lamp with umbrella-shaped shade of white glass overlaid with pink and acid-etched in a floral pattern; the bulbous bowl has a bird and foliate design completely around it; brass burner and collar and base appear to be replated.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Hilt, William (and Rebecca), Former Collection
Early Auction Company, Source
2000-06-06
Color: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
IMP'D CLIMAX / PAT JAN / 21 1898
inscription
wick raiser
EARLY AUCTION CO. / MILFORD, OH. / 337 / 319
label
object folder
Treasures from the Corning Museum of Glass 2011 (2010-12) illustrated, cover, p. 1;
Recent Important Acquisitions, 43 (2001) illustrated, p. 213, fig. 39; BIB# AI53002
Early's Spring Art Glass Auction (2000) illustrated, pp. 12-13, #337, back cover;
New England Glass and Glassmaking (1972) p. 357; BIB# 27280