FREE-BLOWN AND PRESSED GLASS PEDESTAL SPARKING LAMP, colorless, spherical font raised on a two-knop stem and a square Princess Feather Medallion and Shell Lacy base, applied handle, rough pontil mark. Boston & Sandwich Glass Co. and others. 1828-1835. 5 1/2" H, 2 3/4" SQ base.
Literature: Parallels Barlow/Kaiser - The Glass Industry in Sandwich
, Vol. 2, p. 56, fig. 2022.
Provenance: Glass deaccessioned by Bennington Museum, Bennington, VT. All proceeds will go toward the museum's Collections Acquisition Fund.
Ex-collection of Channing Hare.
Having a minor crack at the upper terminal of the handle, having a small loss to the lower terminal of the handle. Having expected mold roughness to the underside of the base, as made.