Lampshade

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Object Name: 
Lampshade
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
96.4.120
Dimensions: 
H: 15.7 cm, D: 11.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1901-1925
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Charles K. Bassett
Primary Description: 
Transparent gold lustre cased in translucent opal; mold-blown, applied decoration, tooled, and ground. Ovoid lily shape; from circular flared and waisted "fitter rim" sloped curve of shoulder swells into elongated body which curves concavely, tapers and then broadly flares at scalloped circular base rim; body has subtly molded ribbing; five elongated, green-edged gold, trailed and "double-pulled" feathers extend from "fitter rim" to opal border; iridized interior and exterior; inside of "fitter rim" engraved "Quezal".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Bassett Estate, Charles K., Source