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Burning Fluid Chamber Lamp

2000.1854 (RS221988)

Description

Pewter burning fluid chamber lamp with circular handle.

Details

Maker
unknown
Material
pewter (tin alloy)
Object type
Lighting Equipment; Lighting Devices
Descriptive terms
burning fluid lamps
Lamp
Lamp, Burning Fluid
pewter (tin alloy)
Dimensions
4 1/2 (H), 2 7/8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2000.1854
Credit Line
Gift of C. Malcom Watkins
GUSN
309517

Comments

pewter lamp #

AvatarPosted by david kilroy on March 23, 2016
attributable to Roswell Gleason, Dorchester, Mass. (This font is the lower portion of Gleason's "truncated cone" lamps.)