4-part Kerosene Lamp

Object Name: 
4-part Kerosene Lamp

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Object Name: 
4-part Kerosene Lamp
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H: 58.4 cm, (with replacement chimney): 62 cm; W (base): 14.5 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Colorless, opaque white glass, brass; blown, pressed, and engraved. (a) Colorless font pressed in a variant of the "loop" pattern with floral pattern roughly engraved around shoulder; attached by a brass collar to a pressed opaque white hollow base with columnar stem and square foot; three circles of gilding around stem and foot; brass kerosene burner is made up of parts of two burners and has been electrified; (b) cylindrical chimney is a modern one of the wrong type; (c) pear-shaped shade with crimped top, engraved with flowers; (d) brass holder for prisms fits over font and has eight prisms.
Dalton, Charlotte M., Source
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 234, #918; BIB# 30457