6-part Night Lamp

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Object Name: 
6-part Night Lamp
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H: 21.8 cm; D (base): 9.7 cm, (shade): 9.6 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift in memory of Gertrude Christman Melvin
Primary Description: 
Opaque white and colorless glass; brass; mold-blown. (a) Spherical font with enameled girls in the form of North and South America; (d) brass burner, marked "P & A MFG CO"; (b) matching spherical shade; (c) colorless chimney.
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. 300; BIB# 22375
Recent Important Acquisitions, 24 (1982) illustrated, p. 102, #46, second from right; BIB# AI9252
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1981 (1982) illustrated, p. 9, fourth from left; BIB# AI97141
The Evolution of the Night Lamp (1979) pp. 80-81; BIB# 20701