Water Lamp Vase

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Object Name: 
Water Lamp Vase
Accession Number: 
98.4.284
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 44 cm, Diam: 19 cm; (a) Lamp and Base H: 30.6 cm, Diam: 19 cm; (b) Socket H: 9.1 cm, Diam: 4.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1920-1940
Credit Line: 
Gift in part of Martin A. Folb in memory of his parents, Alex and Ruth Folb
Primary Description: 
Water Lamp Vase. Blown, engraved, silver mounted, wrought, and manufactured. This Water Lamp Vase has a silver foot and mount and electrical socket and cord. Light bulb. a) Lamp vase: colorless glass, sterling silver, plaster; blown, engraved, assembled. b) Socket and cord, metal, wires, plastic, silver (possibly some plated metal): assembled. conical shape with cylindrical neck and silver cap, solid waisted stem and stepped silver foot. Decoration of engraved with grape leaves.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Folb, Martin A., Source
1998-07-20
Category: 
Color: 
Inscription: 
HAWKES / STERLING / 100 PWTS
Stamp
Stamped (a) bottom of foot
6697
inscription
(a) bottom of foot
250 W2 / P_S PAT_ _ _ / MAY 17191[0016]
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Stamped (b) on socket
28 / HAWKES
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Stamped (b) near bottom
M
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Stamped (b) prongs, on outer side
28
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Stamped (a) cap, near join with glass on neck