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Liquid Burning Lamp

Description

Pressed clear glass camphene(?) lamp, of goblet form, its domed top has straight tapered sides with waffle & thump print pattern and a notched rim. There is an outflared hexogonal stem and hexogonal base, with metal fitting at the top. It is now fitted as an electric lamp with a six-sided white silky shade.

Details

Maker
New England Glass Co. (Maker)
Date
1845-1865
Inscriptions
On the bottom underside, there is a NFL paper jelly label with the inscription of: Loaned/by/N.F. Little .
Location of origin
Cambridge, USA
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
glass (material)
pressing
Object type
Lighting Device
Places
Possibly Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Glass
glass (material)
LAMP, CAMPHENE/ ELECTRIC
Pressed
pressing
Victorian
Dimensions
9.75 x 4.5 (HxW), 7 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1284AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11027

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