Lampshade

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Object Name: 
Lampshade
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
96.4.76
Dimensions: 
H: 12.7 cm, D(upper rim): 5.5 cm, W(lower rim): 10.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1893-1930
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Charles K. Bassett
Primary Description: 
Glass perhaps pale amber transparent, gold; mold blown, iridized. Lampshade: bell-shaped. Upper rim everted with top ground flat; top of wall bulges and slopes for short distance before bulging again and tapering; lower rim everted, with rounded lip divided into ten prominent scallops. Wall decorated with ten vertical ribs which meet lower rim at centers of scallops. Surfaces covered with rich coppery gold iridescence with yellow to violet highlights.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Bassett Estate, Charles K., Source
1984-06-28