Wall Light

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Object Name: 
Wall Light
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
2014.2.6 A
Dimensions: 
Overall H: about 66 cm, W: about 64 cm, D: about 58 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1860-1880
Primary Description: 
Wall Light. Transparent deep emerald green and yellow-green glass, gilding, brass; blown, cut, pressed, gilded, assembled. Wall light with three curving arms with large tulip-shaped shades with gilded decoration of leaves and band at rim.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Sabi, Youhana, Source
1970
to
2014-08-20
Maharajah of Bikaner, Former Collection
Material: 
Inscription: 
F & C. OSLER
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Molded intaglio (A-1) top of metal wall mount
55
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Molded intaglio (A-26) on bottom of metal portion of finial for left arm
21
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Engraved (A-2) on top of narrow opening of glass cover for wall mount
26
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Molded intaglio (A-3) near screw hole on brass arm mount
76
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Molded intaglio (A-3) above left arm opening of brass arm mount
77
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Molded intaglio (A-3) above center arm opening of brass arm mount
78
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Molded intaglio (A-3) above right arm opening of brass arm mount
21
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Engraved (A-4) on top of wider opening of diamond-cut glass hemisphere
22
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Engraved (A-4) on inside of diamond-cut glass hemisphere near wider opening
24
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Molded intaglio (A-5) on female end of decorative screw
26
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Molded intaglio (A-5) on male end of decorative screw
32
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Engraved (A-6) on narrower end of glass bell
24
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Molded intaglio (A-7) on threaded metal hook
21
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Engraved (A-9) on wider opening of vertically-faceted hemisphere
6
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Engraved (A-9) on inside of vertically-faceted hemisphere near wider opening
26
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Molded intaglio (A-10) on longer metal end of column element
26
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Molded intaglio (A-10) on shorter metal end of column element
23
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Engraved (A-11) near opening of flat glass disk
15
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Molded intaglio (A-12) on bottom of metal finial bottom
15
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Engraved (A-13) on top of glass sphere portion of finial
15
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Molded intaglio (A-14) on bottom of metal finial top
78
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Molded intaglio (A-15) near threaded portion of right arm
71
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Molded intaglio (A-16) on bottom of metal portion of finial for right arm
77
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Molded intaglio (A-20) near threaded portion of center arm
65
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Molded intaglio (A-21) on bottom of metal portion of finial for center arm
78
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Molded intaglio (A-25) near threaded portion of left arm
26
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Molded intaglio (A-1) near threaded portion of metal wall mount
Major Glass, Library Acquisitions Added to Corning Museum Collection (2015) illustrated, p. 322 (bottom); BIB# 705344
The Corning Museum of Glass: Notable Acquisitions 2014 (2015) illustrated, p. 30 (#18); BIB# AI100547
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 2014 (2014) p. 7; BIB# 706293
F. & C. Osler, Calcutta. (1876) pp. 66-67 (no. 423 G); BIB# 92821