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Pair of Lamps

Description

Whale oil burning lamp converted to electricity. Star patterned hexagonal font with domed top. Wafer attaches font to bulbous hexagonal pedestal on raised foot. White shade with dried floral arrangement under loose weave fabric overlay.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1810-1830
Location of origin
Sandwich, MA
Associated Building
Original To Winslow Crocker House (Yarmouth Port, Mass.).
Material
pressed glass
Object type
Lighting Device
Places
Possibly Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Lamp
lamps (lighting devices)
pressed glass
People and organizations
Thacher, Mary
Dimensions
19 1/2 x 4 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1999.474
Credit Line
Estate of Guido Perera
GUSN
255457

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