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Lard Oil Lamp

2000.2053 (RS221559)

Description

Colorless glass lard oil lamp with blown glass font and pressed base.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"SOUTHWORTH'S / PATENT / JULY / 1842" (stamped)
Material
blown glass
glass (material)
pewter (tin alloy)
Object type
Lighting Equipment; Lighting Devices
Descriptive terms
blown glass
glass (material)
Lamp
Lamp, Lard
Lamp, Semiliquid
lard lamps
pewter (tin alloy)
Dimensions
7 x 2 5/8 x 2 5/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2000.2053
Credit Line
Gift of C. Malcom Watkins
GUSN
309349

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