Lampshade

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Object Name: 
Lampshade
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
96.4.85
Dimensions: 
H: 14.3 cm, D(top): 5.6 cm, (bottom): 14.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1892-1930
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Charles K. Bassett
Primary Description: 
Gold, with violet and blue iridescence glass; mold-blown, iridized. Lampshade: bell-shaped. Upper rim is short and everted, with rounded lip; wall descends steeply, then splays; lower rim has ten shallow scallops and plain, rounded lip. Ten ribs descend vertically from near top of wall, then curve slightly toward left at bottom before meeting lower rim at centers of scallops. Transparent glass has gold with blue and reddish iridescence on inner and outer surfaces. Unmarked.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Bassett Estate, Charles K., Source
1984-06-28