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Object Name: 
Accession Number: 
H(with chimney): 43.2 cm, (without): 31 cm, D(base): 11 cm, H(chimney): 13 cm
On Display
about 1830-1840
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Jason Westerfield
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown, mold-blown, cut and pressed; metal. (a) Bulbous chimney, blown and roughly ground to an opaque matte finish; lamp with metal perforated collar for chimney; trumpet-shape font with molded flutes on lower half; attached by triple merese to spherical blown stem; attached by triple merese to hollow stepped pressed base formed of one row of vertical fluting and two rows of rosettes ending in circular scalloped ring.
Westerfield Estate, Mrs. Jason, Source
Masterpieces of American Glass
Museum of Applied Arts 1990-07-27 through 1990-09-02
State Hermitage Museum 1990-09-15 through 1990-10-21
Museum of the State Institute of Glass 1990-11-02 through 1991-01-04
Hikari no shouchu: sekai no garasu = The glass (1992) p. 158, #266; BIB# 58995
Masterpieces of American Glass (1990) illustrated, pp. 23, 92, pl. 34; BIB# 33046
Glass Bottles, Lamps & Other Objects (1983) pl. 317; BIB# 22375
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 209, #811; BIB# 30457