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Electrified Ale Bottle Lamp

1991.834 (RS21062)

Description

Narrow cylindrical body with thick base, ringed neck and rounded shoulders with thick finger hold; there is an impressed mark at shoulders (see above) fitted as a lamp.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1840
Inscriptions
Impressed mark on shoulders: JOHN ROESSLE'S/ BAVARIAN ALE/ BOSTON
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
glazing (coating)
salt glaze
stoneware (pottery)
Object type
Lighting Device
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
glazing (coating)
Lamp
lamps (lighting devices)
salt glaze
Salt-Glazed
Stoneware
stoneware (pottery)
Dimensions
8 1/2 x 4 3/5 (HxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.834
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2616

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