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Lamp, Electric -

Electrified lamp with fluted, leaded glass shade. Material of lamp base is patinated bronze. The base is a large, deep oval bowl on a splayed conical foot, in the Etruscan style. Opposing curved bronze handles project upward from the top sides of the base. There is a circular grid pattern of bronze detailing fixed atop the base. There seems a likelihood that shade and base were not originally a pair, and that the base is an antique object to which the shade has been attached. There is no clear evidence this is a Tiffany lamp shade, although anecdotally some at Blithewold refer to it as such. This is described in the Blithewold wooden album (circa 1915) as:"Lamp adapted from a Etruscan urn

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Box, Glove -

Ebony veneer glove box with carved ivory decorative detailing and inlays of silver banding to set off the shape of the box. Oval cartouche with decorative hand on top of box. Front of box flaps down. Bottom of box is dark brown flocked paper over wood.

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Inkwell -

This is an Art Nouveau Gilt-bronze lily pad form inkwell. The bell form pad has a lateral hinged lid and is mounted with a toad. There are raised veins in the lily pad base. A folded leaf at the top of the hinged lid holds a pen.

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Pen -

This is a collection of 83 pen nibs of various sizes. Only a few appear to have been used. The cardboard box is green and cream decorated with gold roping. The inner box slides out and is filled with 83 nibs of various sizes. On the top of the box: G.Howard Hunt Pen Mfg. Co's/ Round Pointed Pens/ Camden NJ USA/ Semi Slant No. 11. On the bottom of the box: To open box please break seal/ Patented Aug 14, 1900. On sides: These pens will neither scratch nor spurt the ink. The points being rounded by a secret process. The box bottom is hinged to the top with a small metal slide.

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Stamp, Postage -

This is a postage stamp with a picture of a bucket pouring molten steel. Text: America and Steel Growing Together/ US Postage 3c/ Steel Centennial 1957.

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Lamp - 1900s early

This is an early Emeralite desk lamp with a long neck and an emerald green glass shade. The height adjusts with two brass keys. The base is square with a four sided dome above. There is a clamp on the base which can be used to attach the lamp to a flat surface. The clamp can be removed with two screws. There is a brass pull chain to turn on and off the single bulb. The cord is plastic covered and ended with a white plastic GE plug. The shade is green outside and white inside. The makers mark on the shade is: CZECHOSLOVAKIA/ EMERALITE. Emeralite shades were the creation of Harrison D. McFaddin, who also created Bellova lamps. The first lamps were produced in 1909 and continued, in