Lampshade

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Object Name: 
Lampshade
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
96.4.103
Dimensions: 
H: 17.7 cm, D(max): 13.3 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, applied decoration, tooled, and ground. Ovoid lily shape; from circular, flared and waisted, ground "fitter rim" sloping curved shoulder swells into elongated body which curves concavely and broadly flares at scalloped, circular base rim; body is divided into ten sections by subtly molded ribs; five gold-bordered, green, "double-pulled" trailed feathers extend from "fitter rim" to opal border; iridized interior and exterior surfaces; inside of "fitter rim" engraved "Quezal".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Bassett Estate, Charles K., Source