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Electrified oil lamp

1998.254 (RS31133)

Description

Table lamp, pressed glass w/ milk glass shade; body is wine goblet shaped w/ domed shade; lamp electrified at some point.

Details

Maker
B & H (Maker)
Date
1860-1880
Inscriptions
Embossed on side of body: ""THE B & H"" Embossed on cap covering oil: ""B & H""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
embossing
glass (material)
openwork
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
electric lamps (lighting device forms)
Embossed
embossing
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
Glass
glass (material)
LAMP, OIL
oil lamps
Open Work
openwork
Sunflower
Dimensions
17.75 x 10 (HxW), 6 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.254
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
19921

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