Lampshade

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Object Name: 
Lampshade
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
96.4.75
Dimensions: 
H: 11.1 cm, D(top): 5.5 cm, (bottom): 12.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1892-1930
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Charles K. Bassett
Primary Description: 
Gold glass; mold blown, iridized. Lampshade: bell-shaped. Upper rim is short and everted, with slightly misshapen rounded lip; wall curves out and down at top, then descends steeply, before splaying and curving down at bottom; lower rim i slightly inturned, with plain rounded lip. Wall is decorated with ten vertical ribs. Transparent glass has rich gold outer and inner surfaces with blue to red iridescence. Unmarked.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Bassett Estate, Charles K., Source
1984-06-28
Color: