Lamp

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Object Name: 
Lamp
Accession Number: 
52.1.39
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.4 cm, Diam (max): 5.7 cm, (min): 2.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
400-699
Primary Description: 
Lamp. Pale greenish blue, transparent; blown. Lamp: squat ovoid body, with hollow stem, somewhat lopsided. Short, tapering rim, with plain, rounded edge; shoulder slopes down to rounded edge, below which wall curves down and in; stem cylindrical, slightly wider at bottom than at top, with rounded base; faint circular pontil mark (Diam: 0.75 cm). Glass is very bubbly, with scale and stones.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Sobernheim, Former Collection
Stack's Galleries, Source
1952-04-29
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume One (1997) p. 197, #345; p. 361, #345; BIB# 58895