Electric Lamp with Shade

Object Name: 
Electric Lamp with Shade

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Object Name: 
Electric Lamp with Shade
Maker(s): 
Accession Number: 
92.4.131
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 44.5 cm, Diam: 24.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1910
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Florence Emilson Vang and Agnes Vang Arnold in memory of William Vang and his parents Eugene and Agda Vang
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass, silver metal; glass: blown and cut; metal, factory-fabricated. Hollow glass base and stem with three-armed electric fixture of silvery metal coming from top; six cut vertical panels on stem which spreads to a mushroom cap-shaped base with strawberry diamond cutting around rim; electrical cord on inside, from fixture. Separate shade is cylindrical and closed at top; cut with hobstars on flat top and a band of strawberry diamonds matching those on the base on lower rim; four fans on shoulder.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Vang, Florence Emilson, Source
Category: 
The American Cut Glass Industry: T. G. Hawkes and His Competitors (1996) illustrated, p. 313, #12-56; BIB# 36646
Recent Important Acquisitions, 35 (1993) illustrated, p. 128, #22; BIB# AI32226