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Board with Peg Lamps

Description

Rectangular, unpainted board pierced with twenty-six round holes; holds seven uncolored glass panelled tapering cylindrical peg lamps; six of the lamps have metal burner caps in place and are filled with oil.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1840
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
blow molding
glass (material)
glassblowing
wood (plant material)
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
blow molding
Blown
boards (flat objects)
Glass
glass (material)
glassblowing
Lamp, Burning-fluid
Lighting
peg lamps
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
4 x 18 1/2 x 9 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1000A-H
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3217

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