chimney, lamp

chimney, lamp

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Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Chimney, Unfinished Lamp
chimney, lamp
date made
circa 1899-1915
1914-1915
about 1914
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Charleroi
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 cm
overall: 9 3/4 in x 4 in; 24.765 cm x 10.16 cm
ID Number
CE.214
catalog number
214
accession number
57114
Credit Line
Macbeth-Evans Glass Company
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Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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