Lamp

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Object Name: 
Lamp
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
84.4.62
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 25.4 cm, Diam: 10.2 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1850-1860
Credit Line: 
Gift in memory of Charles H. and Alice Wendt Voorhees
Primary Description: 
Colorless, blue, white lead (?) glass; font is blown. Inverted pear shaped font with brass collar; of colorless glass with alternating blue and white stripes swirling around it from left to right upward; attached to a brass stem with spiral embossing which is fastened to a flat square marble base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Voorhees Collection, Charles H. and Alice Wendt, Former Collection
Webster, Elizabeth Voorhees, Source