Lamp

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Object Name: 
Lamp
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
72.4.40
Dimensions: 
H: 26.7 cm, D (base): 11 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1830-1840
Credit Line: 
Gift of Preston Bassett
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown, mold-blown font, pressed base. 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: 
Bassett, Preston, Source
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 209, #810; BIB# 30457