Pressed Glass Column Lamp

Object Name: 
Pressed Glass Column Lamp

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Object Name: 
Pressed Glass Column Lamp
Accession Number: 
2009.4.241
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 55 cm, Diam (max): 18 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1883-1890
Credit Line: 
Gift of Anna and Karl Koepke
Primary Description: 
"Applesauce Lamp". Colorless, pressed with metal. Base has scalloped foot and four columns that support a circular bowl with vertical ribbing; b) oil font decorated with leaf pattern and brass mount for wick holder; c) brass wick holder; d) chimney has scalloped rim and swan pattern around (barely visible). On the bottom of e) is a cork with a paper label with “E / PATENTED / Nov. 15, 1881. / July 25, 1882
Department: 
Provenance: 
Koepke, Karl H. (d. 2009), Source
2009-05-26
Koepke, Ann, Source
2009-05-26
Inscription: 
E / PATENTED / Nov. 15, 1881. / July 25, 1882
paper label
on the bottom