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Fluid-Burning Lamp

Description

Clear pressed-glass fluid-burning lamp. It has a waisted loop front with a plain dome, a baluster hexagonal stem on hollow square pedestal with a narrow cornice, concave molding at the bottom and a square plinth. It is now wired as an electric lamp with a parchment shade.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1845-1865
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
glass (material)
parchment (animal material)
pressing
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
Glass
glass (material)
LAMP, BURNING-FLUID/ LAMP, ELECTRIC
Looped
Parchment
parchment (animal material)
Pressed
pressing
Dimensions
11.5 x 4.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1226AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2776

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