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Oil Lamp

Description

Small, painted tin chamber oil lamp with candlestand base and raised center with demi tune shaped oil container with single wide tube; base pan has looped handle and thumb rest; painted white but very dirty.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1870
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
painting (coating)
soldering
tin (metal)
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
Lamp, Oil
oil lamps
Painted
painting (coating)
Soldered
soldering
Tin
tin (metal)
Dimensions
1 3/4 x 6 1/5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.529
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
10638

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