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Kerosene lamp

1998.315A-C (RS31149)

Description

Brass wall lamp (A) with beaded shade (B) and chimney (C); Persian; ice cream cone shape with reticulated-dome shaped shade; maroon beads hanging from shade. Base is cone shaped with embossed and engraved design of branches, birds and humans with oustretched arms; finial at bottom of cone; arm attached to wall has crescent and scroll design.

Details

Maker
Possibly E. M. Duplex & Co. (Manufacturer)
Date
1880-1900
Inscriptions
Embossed on knobs: ""P/ DUPLEX/ A""
Location of origin
Middle East
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
embossing
engraving (printing process)
plastic (organic material)
Object type
Lighting Device
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
Embossed
embossing
engraving (printing process)
kerosene lamps
LAMP, KEROSENE
Plastic
plastic (organic material)
Stipple Engraved
People and organizations
A.A. Vantine & Co.
Dimensions
27.5 (H), 8.25 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.315A-C
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
20094

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