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H: 11.7 cm, D(top): 5.6 cm, (max.): 10.7 cm, (bottom): 10.1 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Charles K. Bassett
Primary Description: 
Gold glass; mold-blown, iridized. Lampshade: bulbous. Top rim short and everted, with flat upper surface finished by grinding; top of wall curves out and down, then bulges before tapering at bottom; bottom rim flared and divided into ten scallops, with rounded edge. Glass has gold outer surface with iridescent highlights.
Bassett Estate, Charles K., Source