Lamp

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Object Name: 
Lamp
Accession Number: 
59.1.287
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 8.4 cm, D: 6.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
400-499 or later
Primary Description: 
Transparent light bluish green; blown. Lamp: beaker-shaped, with hollow stem. Rim plain, somewhat irregular, with rounded lip; wall almost vertical, with three superimposed tears near rim, curving in at bottom; floor slopes slightly toward center; stem tapers and terminates in solid bulb; scar on bulb appears to be pontil mark. Glass contains large and small bubbles; those near rim are horizontal and elongated.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1959-07-27
Title Unknown (Rochester Museum of Natural Science)
Venue(s)
Rochester Museum of Natural Science 1968-12 through 1968-12
Glass from the Ancient World
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
 
Lighting in Early Byzantium (2008) illustrated, p. 100, cat. no. 33; BIB# 104526
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume One (1997) p. 196, #342; p. 360, #342; BIB# 58895
Le Monde Byzantin dans L'Histoire de la Verrerie (V-XVI siecle) (1970) illustrated, p. 79, fig. 42; BIB# 19074
Glass from the Ancient World: The Ray Winfield Smith Collection (1957) illustrated, pp. 200-201, #394; BIB# 27315