Lamp

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Object Name: 
Lamp
Maker(s): 
Accession Number: 
61.4.97
Dimensions: 
H: 34 cm, D(base): 10.6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1830-1840
Credit Line: 
Gift of Louise S. Esterly
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass and brass; blown, pressed and cut. Inverted pear-shape blown font with brass collar and cut fans and diamonds attached by a wafer to hollow blown stem cut with ellipses, attached by wafer to hollow square-stepped base with ribbing underneath and two rows of knobs.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Esterly, Louise S., Source
The illustrated encyclopedia of glass (2011) illustrated, p. 263; BIB# 128671
The Coopererative Venture of the Union Glass Works, Kennsington, Pennsylvania, 1826-1842 (1997) illustrated, p. 113, fig. 19;
Glass Bottles, Lamps & Other Objects (1983) pl. 319; BIB# 22375
Cut Glass Lamps Attributed to the Union Flint Glass Works, Kensington, Philadelphia (1983) illustrated, p. 222, fig. 2;
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 210, #814; BIB# 30457