Comet Lamp

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Object Name: 
Comet Lamp
Accession Number: 
50.4.380 A
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 26.25 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1860-1875
Primary Description: 
Comet Lamp. Lead glass, colorless; pressed in two parts; cylindrical font having plain dome with short neck fitted with threaded brass collar; straight sides, Horn o'Plenty pattern; on bottom, ten panels tapering to cushion knop, attached by merese to hollow standard with hexagonal pestle stem on hexagonal cusped plinth.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S. (b. 1874), Source
1950-07-31
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Glass, the Mildred C. Howe Collection
Venue(s)
Valentine Museum 1971-10-23 through 1971-11-21
Glass Bottles, Lamps & Other Objects (1983) illustrated, pl. 311; BIB# 22375
Glass, the Mildred C. Howes collection (1971) illustrated, p. 22 (#59); BIB# 30149