Lamp

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Object Name: 
Lamp
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
68.4.629
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 27.8 cm; Foot Diam: 14.3 cm; Rim Diam: 3.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1830-1845
Primary Description: 
Opaque blue and opaque white glass; pressed. Inverted pear-shape blue font vertically decorated with acanthus leaves and with ring of "petals" at bottom; attached by wafer to white pear-shape standard, with acanthus leaves, ending in stepped square base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Esterly, Louise S., Source
Rose, James (1899-1975), Former Collection
Color: 
Material: 
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 223, #872; BIB# 30457