Lampshade

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Object Name: 
Lampshade
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
96.4.87
Dimensions: 
H: 12.8 cm, D(upper rim): 5.5 cm, W(lower rim): 9.2.cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1893-1930
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Charles K. Bassett
Primary Description: 
Color of glass unknown, surface is gold iridescent; mold-blown, iridized. Lampshade bell-shaped. Upper rim everted, with plain rounded lip; top of wall splays and descends for short distance almost vertically, before curving out, down, and in; lower rim splays, with rounded lip which has circular inner edge and ten-sided outer edge. Decorated fro top to bottom of wall with ten vertical ribs, each of which meets lower rim at junction of two sides. All surfaces covered with rich golden iridescence with green and reddish highlights.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Bassett Estate, Charles K., Source
1984-06-28