Lamp

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Object Name: 
Lamp
Accession Number: 
72.4.33
Dimensions: 
H: 25.2 cm, W (base): 8.5 x 8.6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1813-1830
Credit Line: 
Gift of Preston Bassett
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown font, pressed base. Spherical blown font with horizontal air trap; attached by broad flat collar to blown inverted baluster stem with band of chain decoration near top; attached by wafer to square pressed base with ribbed design underneath.
Provenance: 
Bassett, Preston, Source
1972-03-27
The Evolution of the American Glass Lamp (1967-02) p. 1467, Fig. 8; BIB# AI82577
The New England Glass Company, 1818-1888 (1963) illustrated, p. 73, #193; BIB# 27488