Lamp shade

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Object Name: 
Lamp shade
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Transparent-translucent multicolored glass; free-blown, overlaid and acid-etched. Roughly bell-shaped, with hole at top for cord; clear, overlaid with deep purple and blue (in reflected light black and orange, in transmitted light purple and blue); triangular leaf-like motifs arranged in a haphazard pattern and overlaying each other with sections of orange blossoms partly hidden by the leaves (artichoke-like); signed "G. ARGY-ROUSSEAU FRANCE".
Moser, Leo, Source