Gilded Fluid Lamp

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Object Name: 
Gilded Fluid Lamp
Accession Number: 
2006.4.233
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 25.2 cm, W: 10.1 cm, D: 10.1 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1860-1875
Credit Line: 
Purchased with funds from the Mrs. Jason Westerfield Estate, by exchange
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass; pressed, gilded; brass, assembled. Fluid lamp with narrow, threaded brass fitting at the top, a domed shoulder, cylindrical body and a hexagonal faceted stem and foot. The body of the lamp is decorated in the horn of plenty pattern and is accented overall with gilded trim and flowers on the stem. The base rim is ground and polished.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Sumpter Priddy III, Inc., Source
2006-11-14