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Electrified lamp and shade

Description

Oil lamp of mold-blown colorless glass with thumb-print pattern on brass pedestal with spiral decoration. Square marble base. Lamp has been electrified and has a modern paper shade patterned with cut paper flowers

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1850
Probably
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Original To Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
blown glass
brass (alloy)
cut-paper work
marble by composition or origin
Object type
Lighting Equipment; Lighting Devices
Descriptive terms
blown glass
brass (alloy)
cut-paper work
Lamp
Lamp, Electric
marble by composition or origin
table lamps
Dimensions
9 1/2 x 4 (HxW), 6 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1958.370
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances Sortwell
GUSN
305626

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