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Fat Burner Lighting Device

1992.503 (RS20918)

Description

Small, tear-shaped cup with hook; probably a fat burner.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1700-1725
Location of origin
France
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
brass (alloy)
casting (process)
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
Cast
casting (process)
grease lamps
Lamp
Dimensions
1 1/4 x 1 3/4 x 2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.503
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
10615
Reference Notes
Rushlight Club, The. Early Lighting. [No Publisher].

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