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Kerosene lamp

Description

Kerosene lamp; brass-plated base and top and a ceramic body. Base has tripod feet and foliate embossed detail. Ceramic body painted in a winter scene of snowy woodlands. Brass-plated top is a double burner and has open-work detail. Shade is a domed wooden frame painted black w/ paper panels painted in floral design in between.

Details

Maker
E. M. Duplex & Co. (Manufacturer)
Date
1880-1910
Inscriptions
Engraved on burner knobs: ""E.M./ DUPLEX/ & CO""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
earthenware
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
plating (metal coating)
steel (alloy)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
Earthenware
earthenware
kerosene lamps
LAMP, KEROSENE
Painted
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
Plated
plating (metal coating)
Steel
steel (alloy)
Unidentified Paper
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
14 (H), 5.5 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.3969AB
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
21018

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