Lampshade

Notice of Upcoming Content and Access Change

The Museum is working on the future of our online collections access, which will be incrementally released over time. On November 1, 2022, “My Collection” sets will be discontinued and no longer available. If you have “My Collection” sets you wish to preserve, we encourage you to print the sets, save as a PDF, or otherwise make your own copies of important information for your future reference.

What is AAT?

The Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) (r) is a structured vocabulary for generic concepts related to art and architecture. It was developed by The Getty Research Institute to help research institutions become consistent in the terminology they use.Learn More

Object Name: 
Lampshade
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
96.4.79
Dimensions: 
H: 10.8 cm, D(top): 5.7 cm, (bottom): 12.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1904-1930
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Charles K. Bassett
Primary Description: 
White translucent, gold glass; mold blown, iridized. Lampshade: bell-shaped. Upper rim short and everted, with flat lip made by cracking off and grinding; wall curves out and down, then descends almost vertically and splays at bottom; lower rim is ten-sided, with rounded lip. Wall is decorated with ten equidistant vertical ribs which meet lower rim at junctions of its ten sides. Outer surface has iridescent gold finish; inner surface is plain. Silver mark on inner surface of upper rim: fleur de lys, with ribbon inscribed "STEUBEN".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Bassett Estate, Charles K., Source
1984-06-28