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Kerosene Lamp, Electrified

1977.371 (RS116610)

Description

Colorless molded/pressed glass body; ball-shaped font in honeycomb pattern surmounted by brass collar; short neck terminating in stepped and fluted circular base; fitted to electricity.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1850
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
flint glass
glass (material)
molding (forming)
pressing
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
electric lamps (lighting device forms)
flint glass
Glass
glass (material)
Honeycomb
honeycomb
kerosene lamps
LAMP, KEROSENE
Molded
molding (forming)
Pressed
pressing
Dimensions
11 (H), 4.375 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.371
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4064

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Honeycomb

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