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Crusie Lamp

2015.62.58 (RS239244)

Description

Wrought iron grease or crusie lamp. Lamp bowl is triangular in shape with a flattened, upright handle topped with two decorative loops.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1780-1820
Location of origin
United States
Material
wrought iron (iron alloy)
Object type
Lighting Equipment; Lighting Devices
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
cruse lamps
Lamp
Lamp, Crusie
Lamp, Semiliquid
wrought iron (iron alloy)
Dimensions
3 3/4 x 5 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2015.62.58
Credit Line
Gift of the Joan Pearson Watkins Trust
GUSN
310763

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