Lamp with Bell-shaped Shade

Object Name: 
Lamp with Bell-shaped Shade

What is AAT?

The Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) (r) is a structured vocabulary for generic concepts related to art and architecture. It was developed by The Getty Research Institute to help research institutions become consistent in the terminology they use.Learn More

Object Name: 
Lamp with Bell-shaped Shade
Accession Number: 
2004.4.39
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 37.8 cm, Diam (max): 19.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1921-1925
Web Description: 
The hand-hammered copper lamp stand and fittings were made at the Roycroft arts and crafts community in East Aurora, New York. Roycroft and Steuben’s partnership lasted only a few years during the 1920s.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Borichevsky, Irina, Former Collection
2004-07-01
Category: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
Roycroft symbol
Trademark
Stamped On one side of the square stem. R within a circle with a double crossed cross on the top.
Primary Description: 
Opaque white and amber glass; blown, applied blue-green iridescence, cut; copper, hammered. Lamp base has a hammered copper surface on square stem and a circular foot. Bell-shaped glass shade is cream-colored with a band of blue-green iridescence with applied trails above the bottom edge. It is topped with a copper cap and finial and has original fabric cord.
New Glass Review, 26 (2005) illustrated, p. 121;
Recent Important Acquisitions, 47 (2005) illustrated, p. 236, #46; BIB# AI66969