Kerosene Parlor Lamp

Object Name: 
Kerosene Parlor Lamp

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Object Name: 
Kerosene Parlor Lamp
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 90.7 cm; (abc) Lamp Base, Collar, Font H: 62.8 cm; (a) Lamp Base H: 43.9 cm, Diam (max): 18.75 cm; (d) Burner H (with wick): 23 cm, Diam (max): 12 cm; (f) Lamp Shade H: 20.4 cm; Diam (max): 24 cm
On Display
about 1890-1900
Credit Line: 
Gift of Helen Chambers in memory of Marvin W. Chambers
Primary Description: 
Kerosene Parlor Lamp. Colorless lead glass; brass; blown and cut. (a) Base: hollow baluster stem, cut with vertical flutes and horizontal lines, dome shape foot, cut with hobstars and fans; (b) collar: doughnut shape, with oval cut facets; (c) font: flattened spherical shape, cut with hobstars, fans and split vesicus; (d) brass burner: double kerosene, burner marked on wick raisers "E.M./DUPLEX/&CO."; (e) chimney: pear-shaped; cut in "Russian", flat pattern of plain buttons and intersecting lines around top edge; (f) shade: spherical shape, cut with hobstars, fans and split vesicus.
Chambers, Helen, Source
E.M. / DUPLEX / &CO.
on wick raisers
The Fragile Art: Extraordinary Objects from The Corning Museum of Glass
Park Avenue Armory 2009-01-23 through 2009-02-01
The 55th Annual Winter Antiques Show
Masterpieces of American Glass
Museum of Applied Arts 1990-07-27 through 1990-09-02
State Hermitage Museum 1990-09-15 through 1990-10-21
Museum of the State Institute of Glass 1990-11-02 through 1991-01-04
El fragil encanto del vidrio tallado lo que conviene saber para comprar bien (2011-11) illustrated, p. 50;
Collecting Earlier American Glass (2010-04) illustrated, p. 45; BIB# AI79439
Glassmaking, America's First Industry (2009-01) illustrated, p. 241, Fig. 8; BIB# AI77121
The American Cut Glass Industry: T. G. Hawkes and His Competitors (1996) illustrated, p. 58, #2-24; BIB# 36646
Cut Glass Lamps of the Brilliant Period (1994) p. 21, ill.;
Masterpieces of American Glass (1990) illustrated, pp. 43, 94, pl. 68; BIB# 33046
Glass Lighting in the Corning Museum (1983-06) illustrated, p. 7, fig. 11; BIB# AI10678
Recent Important Acquisitions, 25 (1983) illustrated, p. 267, #34; BIB# AI98084
Glass Bottles, Lamps & Other Objects (1983) pl. 331; BIB# 22375