Lampshade

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Object Name: 
Lampshade
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
96.4.84
Dimensions: 
H: 9.8 cm, D(top): 5.5 cm, (bottom): 13.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1892-1930
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Charles K. Bassett
Primary Description: 
Gold glass; mold-blown, tooled, iridized. Lampshade: bell-shaped. Upper rim is short and everted, with flat lip made by cracking off and grinding; wall curves down and out, then in; lower rim is everted, with eight ruffles, made by tooling, and rounded lip. Wall has ten equidistant vertical ribs. Transparent glass has gold outer and inner surfaces with predominantly pink iridescence. Unmarked.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Bassett Estate, Charles K., Source
1984-06-28