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Oil lamp

1998.341AB (RS23654)

Description

Electrified brass oil lamp(A) and milk glass shade(B); goblet shaped w/ reticulated base; embossed foliate scroll decoration on body; 3 spider-like arms to hold domed shade.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1880
Inscriptions
Embossed on knob: ""PAT. APPLIED FOR."" Embosseed on oil cover: ""B & H"" On side: ""THE B & H""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
embossing
glass (material)
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
Embossed
embossing
Glass
glass (material)
LAMP, OIL
oil lamps
Dimensions
10.5 (H), 6.5 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.341AB
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18293

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