Lamp

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Object Name: 
Lamp
Maker(s): 
Accession Number: 
72.4.37
Dimensions: 
H: 24.2 cm, W (base): 10.6 x 10.6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1830-1840
Credit Line: 
Gift of Preston Bassett
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown font, cut, pressed base; brass. Brass collar atop blown spherical font with cut decoration of cross- hatched diamonds and ellipses and cut fans; attached by two wafers to bulging hollow stem and notched cutting, attached by wafer to pressed stem and stepped standard with circles of rosettes, above square base with rosettes on underside; corners of base ground flat.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Bassett, Preston, Source
The Coopererative Venture of the Union Glass Works, Kennsington, Pennsylvania, 1826-1842 (1997) illustrated, p. 113, fig. 20;
Cut Glass Lamps Attributed to the Union Flint Glass Works, Kensington, Philadelphia (1983) illustrated, pp. 222-223, fig. 3;
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 209, #812; BIB# 30457