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Electrified lamp

Description

Electrified oil lamp with square white variegated marble base; turned brass standard and bulbous uncolored glass font with brass collar and fitted with electrical fixture. Frosted tulip shaped shades, etched with grape and dot pattern.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1920
Inscriptions
Molded at top of electric plug: ""ARROW""
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
marble (rock)
molding (forming)
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
electric lamps (lighting device forms)
Glass
glass (material)
LAMP, OIL
Marble
marble (rock)
Molded
molding (forming)
oil lamps
Dimensions
11 x 3.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.440.2
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
14381

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