Lampshade

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Object Name: 
Lampshade
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
96.4.102
Dimensions: 
H: 12.4 cm, D(max): 9.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1901-1925
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Charles K. Bassett
Primary Description: 
Transparent gold lustre cased with translucent opal glass; mold-blown, tooled, ground. Waisted ovoid shape; from circular, flared and waisted ground "fitter rim" rounded shoulder and body swell and taper to very slightly waisted and flared base rim edged with ten unevenly spaced notches; five yellow-gold, trailed and "double-pulled" feathers extend from "fitter rim" to lower opale border; iridized interior and exterior; "fitter rim" engraved "Quezal".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Bassett Estate, Charles K., Source