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Electrified oil lamp

Description

Electrified glass lamp. Blown in 2-piece mold, glass tip pontil scar, round base rising to octagonal knop and thumb-print oil reservoir. Copper fitting around mouth. Now with modern scalloped paper shade.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1880
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Original To Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
blown three-mold glass
copper alloy
Object type
Lighting Equipment; Lighting Devices
Descriptive terms
blown three-mold glass
copper alloy
Lamp
Lamp, Oil
oil lamps
Dimensions
8 1/4 (H), 4 3/8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1958.414
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances Sortwell
GUSN
307692

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