Lamp

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Object Name: 
Lamp
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
72.4.91
Dimensions: 
H: 25.6 cm, D(base): 12.7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1840-1860
Credit Line: 
Gift of Preston Bassett
Primary Description: 
Colorless, lead glass; blown, cut, mold-blown. Brownish metal collar for screw-in burner at top of cylindrical blown font with nine vertically cut side panels; attached by wafer to hollow base and standard blown in full-size mold with a vertically ribbed stem section; eight bulbous projections below stem and an octagonal base with sunburst design on bottom; rough pontil mark in center of base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Bassett, Preston, Source