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Lard Lamp

Description

Hanging on pear form frame attaches to a circular drip pan centering a cylindrical peg lamp with finger hold and hinged lid with scrolled knop.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1850
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
tin (metal)
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
LAMP, SEMI-LIQUID
lard lamps
Tin
tin (metal)
Dimensions
7.5 (H), 4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.493
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
10605

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