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English blown lead glass lamp

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An image of Glass Lamp. Unknown English glassmaker. The depressed globular bowl of the lamp is blown-moulded with gadrooning round the lower part, six applied nozzles for wicks at regular intervals on the sides, and a circular hole in the centre. It is joined to a tall, plain inverted trumpet-shaped foot. Clear lead glass, lamp bowl blown-moulded, nozzles applied decoration, height, whole, 22.0 cm, diameter, foot, 15.7 cm, circa 1700-1725. Baroque. Queen Anne, George I.

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Glass Lamp. Unknown English glassmaker. The depressed globular bowl of the lamp is blown-moulded with gadrooning round the lower part, six applied nozzles for wicks at regular intervals on the sides, and a circular hole in the centre. It is joined to a tall, plain inverted trumpet-shaped foot. Clear lead glass, lamp bowl blown-moulded, nozzles applied decoration, height, whole, 22.0 cm, diameter, foot, 15.7 cm, circa 1700-1725. Baroque. Queen Anne, George I.

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  • Accession Number: C.5-1998
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/45.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Jaymes Sinclair
  • Image height: 982 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.6 (Macintosh)
  • Filesize: 108.10kB
  • Exposure time: 1/125
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 45/1

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18th Century Artistic Movement Baroque Date Department English Fitz_AA Georgian Material Nationalities Object Type Other Keywords Workflow _WF_AdOK _WF_KWD _WF_OPACtd _WF_PCtd blown glass candlelight candles clear gadrooned gadroons glass lamp lamps lead glass lighting moulded nozzle table lamp

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