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Nursery Lamp

Description

A: Base B: Cover C: Pot D: Double boiler/water pan E: Lamp Cylindrical form with handle, stepped circular cover with scroll knob, two triangular projecting vents near top and hinged door pierced with vent holes at base; asphaltum surface stencil-decorated overall with flower heads in gold, copper and rose; cover lifts to two handled cylindrical pot and a deeper cylindrical double boiler; vent door opens to asphaltum-painted cylindrical oil lamp with handle.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1815-1830
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
painting (coating)
stenciling
tin (metal)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Descriptive terms
cookware
nursery lamps
Painted
painting (coating)
Stenciled
stenciling
Tin
tin (metal)
WARMER, FOOD
Dimensions
8 1/4 x 6 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.260A-E
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2247

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