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Oil lamp

1998.1330AB (RS23581)

Description

Bracket lamp w/ swinging arm and milk glass shade (similar to one in downstairs hall); arm w/ finials and winged decoration near base of arm; ribbed stand; shade is tapered at top.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1880
Inscriptions
Embossed on glass: ""RIES FEB 13 '77/ VII/ PAT OCT 3 '76/ ILLUMINATOR/ B. XL"" Engraved on metal knob: ""PATENTED/ FEB 11/ 1868""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
casting (process)
glass (material)
metal
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
casting (process)
Glass
glass (material)
LAMP, OIL
metal
oil lamps
Slip Cast
Unidentified Metal
Dimensions
15 (H), 8.5 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.1330AB
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18683

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