Lamp

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Object Name: 
Lamp
Accession Number: 
66.4.39
Dimensions: 
H(with chimney): 43.2 cm, (without): 31 cm, D(base): 11 cm, H(chimney): 13 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
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.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Westerfield Estate, Mrs. Jason, Source
1966-02-15
Masterpieces of American Glass
Venue(s)
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