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Oil Lamp

1942.1689.1 (RS115052)

Description

One of a pair of electrified argand lamps with urn-shaped font, arm with cylindrical burner, shaft with square base. Tole style red and gold painted pressed tinned white metal. Custom shade.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1825
Associated Building
Original to Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House (Gloucester, Mass.).
Material
pressing
white metal
Object type
Lighting Equipment; Lighting Devices
Descriptive terms
Argand lamps
Lamp
Lamp, Electric
pressing
white metal
Dimensions
19.5 x 5 x 8.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1942.1689.1
Credit Line
Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Helena Woolworth Guest and Frasier W. McCann
GUSN
61098

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