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Electrified oil lamp

Description

Electrified lamp with marble and brass base rising to fluted column; blue, white and colorless glass oil reservoir cut with star pattern. Modern silk shade.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1900
Probably
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Original To Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
cased glass
silk (textile)
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
brass (alloy)
cased glass
Lamp, Oil
oil lamps
silk (textile)
Dimensions
17 3/4 x 5 x 4 7/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1958.297
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances Sortwell
GUSN
288577

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