Nellie Bly

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Object Name: 
3-part Night Lamp
Title: 
Nellie Bly
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
81.4.106
Dimensions: 
H: 22.3 cm, D (base): 9.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1904
Credit Line: 
Gift in memory of Gertrude Christman Melvin
Primary Description: 
Opaque white and colorless glass; brass; mold-blown. (a) Flattened spherical font narrowing at base and then widening to a flat circular base. Font is enameled pink on top surface with stylized flowers and leaves enameled on top; (c) brass burner and shade holder marked "LITTLE WIZARD". (b) Spherical chimney/shade of colorless glass enameled blue with painted flowers matching font, beaded collar and upper neck opening.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Melvin, Crandall, Jr., Source