Lampshade

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Object Name: 
Lampshade
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
77.4.56
Dimensions: 
H: 13.7 cm, D (rim): 9.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1902-1912
Credit Line: 
Gift of Charles K. Bassett
Primary Description: 
Transparent iridescent gold lustre cased with translucent opal and green lead glass; mold-blown and decorated. Conical shape; circular flared "fitter rim"; rounded shoulder conically swells to circular base rim; body decorated with a green vertical "snakeskin" motif with vertical rows of gold "zipper" motif having dark brown centers; polished "fitter rim".
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
"Iris"
Provenance: 
Bassett Estate, Charles K., Source