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Electrified oil lamp

Description

Electrified lamp with square marble base, cylindrical brass column with spiral decoration composed of chain of hearts and stylized vine. Colorless molded six-sided glass oil resevoir. Modern white and green shade with bird paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1900
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Original To Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
marble (rock)
mold-blown glass
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
brass (alloy)
Lamp, Oil
marble (rock)
mold-blown glass
oil lamps
paper (fiber product)
Dimensions
9 1/8 x 4 1/8 x 4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1958.250
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances Sortwell
GUSN
289740

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