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Peg Lamp with Stand

2015.62.62AB (RS239254)

Description

Clear glass whale oil peg lamp with tin burner. Lamp has globe-shaped, molded body. Lamp peg is inserted into a circular, wooden base.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1850
Location of origin
United States
Material
glass (material)
tin (metal)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Lighting Equipment; Lighting Devices
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
glass (material)
Lamp
Lamp, Oil
peg lamps
tin (metal)
whale oil lamps
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
5 1/4 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
2015.62.62AB
Credit Line
Gift of the Joan Pearson Watkins Trust
GUSN
310767

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