Lamp

Notice of Upcoming Content and Access Change

The Museum is working on the future of our online collections access, which will be incrementally released over time. On November 1, 2022, “My Collection” sets will be discontinued and no longer available. If you have “My Collection” sets you wish to preserve, we encourage you to print the sets, save as a PDF, or otherwise make your own copies of important information for your future reference.

What is AAT?

The Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) (r) is a structured vocabulary for generic concepts related to art and architecture. It was developed by The Getty Research Institute to help research institutions become consistent in the terminology they use.Learn More

Object Name: 
Lamp
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
68.4.376
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 28.6 cm, Rim Diam: 3.9 cm; Foot Diam: 14.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1830-1850
Primary Description: 
Opaque white glass; pressed. Inverted pear-shape font vertically decorated with acanthus leaves and ring of "petals" at bottom; attached by wafer to pear-shape standard, with acanthus leaves; ending in square stepped base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Neal, L. W., Former Collection
Esterly, Louise S., Source
Color: 
Technique: 
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 223, #871, pl. 12; BIB# 30457
A Short History of Glass (1980 edition) (1980) illustrated, p. 69, #68 (right); BIB# 21161