Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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top of hurricane lamp
  • United States
  • top of hurricane lamp, date unknown
  • Where object was made: United States
  • glass
  • Object Height/Diameter: 23.49 x 6.35 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 9 1/4 x 2 1/2 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.3300
Description

Pressed glass lamp globe for a hurricane lamp type. It has a long, cylindrical neck with narrow fluting, flaring out into a bulb-shaped body with diamond diapering. It has a short, cylindrical base.