Lamp

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Object Name: 
Lamp
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
84.4.90
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 19.6 cm, Diam: 11 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1875-1885
Credit Line: 
Gift in memory of Charles H. and Alice Wendt Voorhees
Primary Description: 
Colorless, blue non-lead glass; mold-blown, pressed. Flattened spherical font, mold-blown of colorless glass with a brass collar stamped "PAT'D APR 13 1875/MCH 21 1876"; design of ears of corn (3) in a beaded circle around font, with row of beading above; attached by a wafer of colorless glass to a blue pressed base with columnar stem and circular font.
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
Corn in Shield
Provenance: 
Voorhees Collection, Charles H. and Alice Wendt, Former Collection
Webster, Elizabeth Voorhees, Source