Lamp with Shade

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Object Name: 
Lamp with Shade
Accession Number: 
H: 34.8 cm, D (base): 12.4 cm
On Display
about 1820
Credit Line: 
Gift of Preston Bassett
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown, pressed; white metal. (a) Baluster-shape chimney; blown and roughly ground on outside to produce gray, matte finish; white metal lamp with double whale oil burner; perforated chimney holder screws into white metal collar on top of blown spherical font attached by bladed knop to pressed tripodal base with three C-scrolls upright on circular hollow plinth, ribbed underneath.
Bassett, Preston, Source
Glass Lighting in the Corning Museum (1983-06) illustrated, p. 4, fig. 5; BIB# AI10678
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 203, #794; BIB# 30457