Lamp

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Object Name: 
Lamp
Accession Number: 
72.3.188
Dimensions: 
H: 34 cm, diam (base): 11.1 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1840-1860
Credit Line: 
Gift of Preston Bassett
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown, mold-blown; pewter and brass. Pewter screw-in fluid-burning burner with brass wick tube; pewter collar above blown inverted baluster-shape font, attached by blade knop to hollow cylindrical base, blown in full-size mold with scale design around sides; slightly pushed-in bottom; rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Bassett, Preston, Source
1972-03-27
Color: 
Technique: 
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 31, fig. 4; BIB# 30457