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Oil lamp fragment

1985.199 (RS118572)

Description

Colorless 2-part molded font. Squat inverted onion shape, w/ a brass collar at top to receive burner. Collar has two incised lines. Corresponding cylindrical brass stem w/ step molding and a knop at join to base. Base missing.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1870
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
blow molding
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
blow molding
Blown
Brass
brass (alloy)
fragments
Glass
glass (material)
LAMP, OIL
oil lamps
Dimensions
4.625 x 3.563 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.199
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
25136

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