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Spout Lamp

1991.254 (RS20938)

Description

Cylindrical reservoir with spout and circular overhanging top with hinged lid and closing device fits into conforming cup with projection to catch drips, and long upright arm with chain and pick wick.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1810
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
copper (metal)
iron (metal)
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
Copper
copper (metal)
Iron
iron (metal)
LAMP, GREASE
spout lamps
Dimensions
10.5 x 6.5 x 4.125 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.254
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2245

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