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Oil lamp

Description

Bracket lamp w/ cast metal and milk glass shade; arm w/ finials and winged decoration near base of arm; ribbed stand; shade is tapered at top.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1868-1880
Inscriptions
Embossed on glass shield: ""PAT. OCT.3.76./ RIES FEB.17.77./ VII"" and ""ILLUMINATOR/ B.XL"" Engraved on frame: ""PATENTED/ FEB.11, 1868""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
casting (process)
gilding
glass (material)
metal
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
casting (process)
Gilded
gilding
Glass
glass (material)
LAMP, OIL
metal
oil lamps
Slip Cast
Unidentified Metal
Dimensions
15 (H), 8.5 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.226
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
19876

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