Lamp

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Object Name: 
Lamp
Accession Number: 
70.4.82
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 26.9 cm; Base W: 8.5 cm, D: 8.6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1820
Primary Description: 
Colorless, lead glass; blown and pressed. Globular font; rough opening in top; pushed-in air-trap (mercury ring) horizontally around font; applied by a wafer to a bell-shape fluted pressed collar below which is a baluster-shape hollow stem with an applied ring around, having nine raspberry prunts applied to ring; attached by a wafer to a pressed domed base ending in a square; inside of foot ribbed to match collar; rough pontil on inside of foot; paper label marked: "KENNETH E SNOW/RUSHFORD COLLECTION".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Rushford, Edward A., Former Collection
Snow, Kenneth, Former Collection
1970
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