chimney, lamp


This lamp chimney was purposely left unfinshed as part of a series of lamp chimneys that illustrate the various stages of manufacture of lamp chimneys at Macbeth-Evans Glass Company. This particular one is listed as "Number 2 Pearl Top" and demonstrates how a lamp chimney looks in the factory before it is sent for crimping.

Date Made: circa 1899-19151914-1915about 1914

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Pennsylvania, Charleroi

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Credit Line: Macbeth-Evans Glass Company

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: CE.214Catalog Number: 214Accession Number: 57114

Object Name: Chimney, Unfinished Lampchimney, lamp

Physical Description: "colorless" (overall color)glass, transparent (overall material)Measurements: overall: 9 3/4 in x 4 1/4 in; 24.765 cm x 10.795 cmoverall: 9 3/4 in x 4 in; 24.765 cm x 10.16 cm


Record Id: nmah_591067

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