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Whale Oil Lamp

1971.746 (RS117742)

Description

Three part molded colorless glass; hexagonal domed base; stepped stem; hexagonal, bell-shaped font with rounded shoulder; electrified.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1899
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
glass (material)
pressing
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
Glass
glass (material)
LAMP, OIL
Pressed
pressing
whale oil lamps
Dimensions
8.375 x 3.875 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.746
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5426

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