Perfume Humidifier or Lamp

Object Name: 
Perfume Humidifier or Lamp

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Object Name: 
Perfume Humidifier or Lamp
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
58.3.182
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 21.7 cm; Foot Diam: 6.9 cm, Plate Orifice: 7.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1895-1900
Primary Description: 
Clear bubbly glass with slight brownish tinge; pattern-molded, with applied decoration. Conical foot with pontil mark, small solid knop, bowl approximately in the shape of a double cone, with "ogee" lower part and high upward tapering top leading over into a tube-like curved neck which in turn flares out to a wide plate-like orifice perpendicular to the body; two small blue loop handles are applied to upper body, applied vertical spout with applied blue collar at opening; all sections of the vessel are patterned in a rib mold, with ribs swirling to right (vertical ribs at spout).
Department: 
Provenance: 
Kunsthaus Lempertz, Cologne, Source
Material: 
El Greco to Velazquez: Art During the Reign of Philip III
Venue(s)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 2008-04-13 through 2008-07-27
Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University 2008-08-22 through 2008-11-09
Gemalde, Ikonen, Skulpturen, Glas, Kunstgewerbe, #450 (1958-06-11) #729, pl. 53; BIB# 9851