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LAMP

Made by: Unknown


About this object

The blue john lamp has an urn shape with a knob on top. It sits on a square pedestal base. The center of the base is carved from blue john. At the top of the base is a square slab of black marble resting on another of white marble. At the bottom of the base is a square of white marble resting on one of black marble.

Object name:
LAMP
Made from:
Blue john (Derbyshire fluorspar) -- metal
Made in:
England
Date made:
19th c.
Size:
68.6 cm (27 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
21.243
Class:
HARDSTONE
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973