Lamp

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Object Name: 
Lamp
Accession Number: 
72.4.36
Dimensions: 
H: 25.1 cm, W (base): 8.3 cm x 8.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1820-1830
Credit Line: 
Gift of Preston Bassett
Primary Description: 
Slightly purplish glass; blown font, cut, pressed base; brass. Brass collar attached to top of blown font; cut decoration of diamonds and fans alternating with circles and flutes around font, attached by wafer to straight hollow blown stem with hollow knop in center; attached by wafer to pressed base with three stepped circles ending in square plinth; fluted design underneath; lower edge and bottom ground and polished.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Bassett, Preston, Source
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 211, #816; BIB# 30457