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Lard Chamber Lamp

2000.1723 (RS221984)

Description

Tin japanned lard chamber lamp with gold bands and stenciling.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"SAML. DAVIS / PATENTED / MAY 6TH 1856" (stenciled)
Material
japanning
tin (metal)
Object type
Lighting Equipment; Lighting Devices
Descriptive terms
japanning
Lamp
Lamp, Lard
Lamp, Semiliquid
lard lamps
tin (metal)
Dimensions
7 1/2 (H), 6 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2000.1723
Credit Line
Gift of C. Malcom Watkins
GUSN
309489

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