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Electrified Oil Lamp

1971.649A (RS117667)

Description

Colorless molded glass with tin cap; round dome; hexagonal shoulder; chalice-shape hexagonal body; single molded heart on each hexagon panel with alternating circular and diamond pattern in center of hearts; stepped round and hexagonal neck rings; flared hexagonal stem; stepped hexagonal base; electrical fittings applied to tin cap; silk lampshade.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1840
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
flint glass
glass (material)
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
flint glass
Glass
glass (material)
LAMP, OIL
oil lamps
Dimensions
9 1/4 (H), 4 1/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.649A
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5295

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