Lamp

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Object Name: 
Lamp
Accession Number: 
2003.4.127
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 39 cm, W: 12.7 cm, D: 12.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1860-1870
Credit Line: 
Purchased with funds from the Gertrude Christman Melvin Endowment
Primary Description: 
Translucent green, colorless and opaque white glass; blown, cased, cut, assembled. Lamp has a square double-stepped marble and brass base. Lower glass section cut with repeating circles and ovals rising to brass connector at middle. Font has narrow rounded bottom and swells to ribbed middle, and then narrows to brass collar. Font has been cut with ovals around lower section, two lines running parallel to central rib, and leaf and flower designs on upper section. Lamp was later modified with a threaded stem and connector hardware for shade.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Skinner, Inc., Former Collection
2003-12-29
American Furniture & Decorative Arts (#2241) (2003-11-01) illustrated, Lot #171, pp. 66-67;