4-part Night Lamp

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Object Name: 
4-part Night Lamp
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Overall H: 20.3 cm; D (base): 8 cm, (shade): 9.2 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift in memory of Gertrude Christman Melvin
Primary Description: 
Opaque white and colorless glass; brass; mold-blown. (a) The font of this lamp is shaped like the body and feet of an owl and the (b) spherical shade forms the head. The whole lamp is enameled pale green and the details of the owls eyes, etc. are enameled in various colors. The owl is formed by the mold and emphasized by the coloring.
Melvin, Crandall, Jr. (1928-2003), Source
Glass Lighting in the Corning Museum (1983-06) illustrated, p. 7, fig. 10; BIB# AI10678
Glass Bottles, Lamps & Other Objects (1983) pl. 299; BIB# 22375
Recent Important Acquisitions, 24 (1982) illustrated, p. 102, #46 left; BIB# AI9252
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1981 (1982) illustrated, p. 9, left; BIB# AI97141