Lamp with Chimney

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Object Name: 
Lamp with Chimney
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Accession Number: 
(a,b) H: 36.2 cm, D: 26.6 cm; (a) H: 16 cm, D: 26.6 cm; (b) H: 25.3 cm, D(max): 10.2, (rim): 5.1 cm
Not on Display
about 1915-1930
Credit Line: 
Gift of Kurt Lang in memory of his father, William Lang
Primary Description: 
Opaque "black" probably deep amethyst (a), colorless (b) non-lead glasses; mold-blown, acid-etched. Lamp body is a flattened spheroid with a hole in the top center over which a white-metal collar sits. Into this screws an electric lamp socket and around it is a holder for a chimney; the flat circular base of the lamp body has three "feet" to hold the lamp off the table and a hole in the center through which the cord comes. The body is covered overall with a floral and leaf pattern against a network of lines acid-etched into the surface. (b) Colorless, pear-shaped lamp chimney.
Lang, Kurt, Source