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Oil Lamp

1949.276 (RS119397)

Description

Camphene or whale oil lamp. Pressed "clambroth" white glass body. Shade with five panels of rural and urban scenes from a different lamp. Lamp electrified.

Details

Maker
Attributed to Boston & Sandwich Glass Co. (Glassmaker)
Plaue Porzellanmanufaktur (Manufacturer)
Date
ca. 1850
Inscriptions
Marked on panes of shade: P.P.M.
Location of origin
Sandwich, MA, USA; Plaue-on-Havel, Germany, Thuringia
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
glass (material)
painting (coating)
porcelain
pressing
tin (metal)
Object type
Lighting Device
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
cities
City
City View
cityscapes (representations)
Country
country (style)
Glass
glass (material)
LAMP,OIL
oil lamps
Painted
painting (coating)
Pastoral
pastoral
Porcelain
porcelain
Pressed
pressing
Scalloped
scalloping
Tin
tin (metal)
Dimensions
20.438 x 9.75 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.276
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
4994

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