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Whale Oil Lamp

2000.1800 (RS225762)

Description

Pewter whale oil lamp that is attributed to the silversmith, F. Porter.

Details

Maker
unknown
Material
pewter (tin alloy)
Object type
Lighting Equipment; Lighting Devices
Descriptive terms
Lamp
Lamp, Oil
pewter (tin alloy)
whale oil lamps
Dimensions
3 7/8 (H), 3 3/8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2000.1800
Credit Line
Gift of C. Malcom Watkins
GUSN
310324

Comments

pewter lamp #

AvatarPosted by david kilroy on March 23, 2016
positively attributable to pewterers Allen or Freeman Porter [who was not a silversmith], Westbrook, Maine.