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Lamp

1986.56 (RS25633)

Description

Of bulbous square form, cast with a rondel(?) on each side of a woman's face in high relief. It is within a honeycomb reserve and foliate elements at the sides, on four paw form feet. It is a kerosene lamp that has been eletrified. It has a bronze and pewter finish.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1900
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
bronze (metal)
casting (process)
metal
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
white metal
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
Bronze
bronze (metal)
casting (process)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
LAMP
lamps (lighting devices)
metal
Pewter
pewter (tin alloy)
Slip Cast
tin (metal)
Unidentified Metal
white metal
Woman
women (female humans)
Dimensions
10.75 x 7.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.56
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
50624

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