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Kerosene lamp

1998.971A-D (RS23533)

Description

Cast iron w/ brass finish bracket kerosene lamp w/ milk glass shade; bracket w/ cast foliate pattern--scrolled w/ finial; shade domed w/ tapered top. A&B: Lamp w/ bracket C: Bottom glass shield D: Milk glass top shade

Details

Maker
Shneider, B. B. (Manufacturer)
Date
1867-1890
Inscriptions
Embossed on glass shade: ""B.B. SHNEIDER'S ILLUMINATOR PAT'D OCT 3 '76/ REIS APR 11 1882. B. GRAND"" Embossed on knob on lamp: ""PAT. DEC. 10. 1867 VENUS""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
casting (process)
glass (material)
iron (metal)
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
casting (process)
Glass
glass (material)
Iron
iron (metal)
kerosene lamps
LAMP, KEROSENE
Slip Cast
Dimensions
6.25 (H), 5.75 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.971A-D
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
19209

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