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Oil lamp

1986.424 (RS25118)

Description

Oil lamp with clear glass pear shaped globes; Globes etched with stars, swag, and fan devices. Center shaft of wafer and baluster shape. Reeded, stepped, and squared base with rounded corners.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1850
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
cutting (dividing)
etching (corroding)
etching (printing process)
glass (material)
glassblowing
molding (forming)
Object type
Lighting Device
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Blown
Cut
cutting (dividing)
Etched
etching (corroding)
etching (printing process)
Glass
glass (material)
glassblowing
LAMP, OIL
Molded
molding (forming)
oil lamps
Dimensions
9.125 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.424
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
50836

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