Lamp in "Russian" Pattern

Object Name: 
Lamp in "Russian" Pattern

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Object Name: 
Lamp in "Russian" Pattern
Accession Number: 
2004.4.57
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 52.8 cm, W: 29.1 cm, Diam (max): 20.4 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1880-1900
Credit Line: 
Gift in part of Bill Johns
Web Description: 
This pattern may have been designed by T. G. Hawkes and Company of Corning, but it was never patented. It is not surprising, then, that Mt. Washington (and other firms) produced the “Russian” pattern, since it appears to have been very popular.
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
Russian
Provenance: 
Antique Warehouse Mall, Former Collection
2004-08-06
Johns, Bill, Source
2004-08-12
Color: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
3
Inscription
Etched On underside of base of burner (d).
PAIRPINT MF'G CO P QUADRUPLE / PLATE 3005
Inscription
Stamped? On underside of mount (e). "P" within inscription is inside a diamond shape.
E M / DUPLEX / & CO
Inscription
Stamped On BOTH burner knobs (d).
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass; blown, heavily cut; silver metal; assembled. Lamp cut in the Russian pattern with a circular shade atop a silver burner atop a square cut glass base. A chimney sits in the burner and the entire lamp sits in a double handled silver mount. Base a) glass, square with spreading sides, all 4 cut in Russian pattern, sunburst cut on square base. d) silver-plated metal font, cube shaped with honeycomb pattern tops soldered to remains of kerosene burner with 2 knobs for wick raisers, both marked "DUPLEX," remains of electrical fitting inside. b) spherical glass shade also cut in Russian pattern. c) plain blown chimney. e) square silver-plated stand for base has square receptical and 4 feet as well as 2 handles. Marked on base: "PAIRPINT MF'G CO P QUADRUPLE / PLATE 3005"
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2011-05-19 through 2011-12-31
Changing Exhibitions Gallery
Mt. Washington and Pairpoint Glass (2011-09) illustrated, p. 9;
Mt. Washington and Pairpoint: American Glass from the Gilded Age to the Roaring Twenties (2011-07-18) illustrated, slide 10; BIB# 167277
Recent Important Acquisitions, 47 (2005) illustrated, p. 229, #31; BIB# AI66969