Lamp

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Object Name: 
Lamp
Accession Number: 
87.3.20
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 49.1 cm; Globe Diam: 37.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1984-1987
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Angelo Barovier
Primary Description: 
Transparent aqua, non-lead glass, black base, colorless deflector, bronzed brass, electrical parts; blown, assembled. Inverted teardrop on cone-shaped base; large, thinly blown vase shape with collared and flared rim opening tapers to base that has been sliced off and then polished; open base rim rests on metal support (containing electrical parts) that extends into body sitting on it supported by three notched, wooden flanges; base contains low-voltage bulb that aims up to frosted glass deflector (ovoid with notched ends) hanging from three section wire, which hangs from "zigzag" formed metal strip suspended by two metal rods from upper opening; two thin wires stretch from each end of "zigzag" to top of metal mount; acetate label with: "Barovier & Toso logo/vetri/murano".
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
Veronese
Provenance: 
Barovier, Angelo (Italian, b. 1927), Source
1987
Category: 
Recent Important Acquisitions, 30 (1988) illustrated, p. 116, #40; BIB# AI20606
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1987 (1988) p. 6;