Lampshade

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Object Name: 
Lampshade
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
96.4.100
Dimensions: 
H: 9 cm, D(max): 11.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1901-1925
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Charles K. Bassett
Primary Description: 
Translucent gold lustre cased with translucent opal glass; mold-blown, tooled, and polished. Bulbous with straight neck; from circular, flared and waisted, ground "fitter rim" shoulder and body swell to a knop shape then taper to a slightly conical base rim; five gold-edged green, "double-pulled" trailed feathers extend from "fitter rim" to lower opal border; iridized interior and exterior; inside of "fitter rim" engraved with applied gold "Quezal".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Bassett Estate, Charles K., Source