Electric Lamp

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Object Name: 
Electric Lamp
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 45.8 cm; Shade Diam: 26 cm; Base Diam: 18.5 cm
Not on Display
about 1903-1920
Credit Line: 
Gift in memory of Atty. Claude V. Stowell from his family
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass, white metal; blown, cut. Mushroom shaped shade, cut in a pattern of alternating ellipses containing hobstars and sections of a chair bottom like pattern. Inverted trumped shaped base is cut in the same pattern, electric socket is of white metal and supports a ring on from which twenty-one molded and cut prisms with pointed ends hang.
Stowell, Claude V., Former Collection
Cammen, Jeanette Stowell, Former Collection
Cammen, Matthew, Source
Cammen, Mrs. Matthew, Source
The Cut and Engraved Glass of Corning, 1868-1940
Corning Museum of Glass 1977-04 through 1977-10
Toledo Museum of Art 1977-11 through 1978-02
The Corning Museum of Glass: A Decade of Glass Collecting 1990-1999 (2000) illustrated, pp. 41, 61, #102; BIB# 65446
Recent Important Acquisitions, 38 (1996) illustrated, pp. 246-247, #38; BIB# AI97737
The American Cut Glass Industry: T. G. Hawkes and His Competitors (1996) illustrated, p. 312, #12-55; BIB# 36646
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1995 (1996) illustrated, pp. 20-21, #1; BIB# AI95180