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Oil lamp

1998.309A-C (RS21701)

Description

Table lamp, molded brass base (A) w/ clear glass chimney (C) and milk glass globe (B); electrified; goblet-shaped w/ reticulated neck and embossed shell-like decoration around base and top; 3 spider arms to hold shade.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1910
Inscriptions
Embossed on side: ""THE RIVAL""
Location of origin
Japan
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
molding (forming)
Object type
Lighting Equipment; Lighting Devices
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
Lamp
Lamp, Oil
molding (forming)
oil lamps
People and organizations
A.A. Vantine & Co.
Dimensions
10 3/4 (H), 6 3/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.309A-C
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
20088

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