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Lamp Box

1991.258A-C (RS141332)

Description

Rough-hewn box containing tin hand lamp; box fashioned from solid chunk in odd boat shape to specifically fit the small tin oil lamp it contains; rought unfinished interior.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1825
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
maple (wood)
painting (coating)
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
BOX, LAMP
boxes (containers)
Carved
carving (processes)
Maple
maple (wood)
Painted
painting (coating)
Dimensions
8 x 3 1/2 x 3 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.258A-C
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2259

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