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Electrified Oil Lamp

1949.573.2AB (RS119690)

Description

Opaque white square stepped base with a central beaded molding. Acid-induced frosted body. Surmounted by a vasiform wasited stem with molded acanthus leaf decoration. Opaque jade green font with beaded and faceted neck supporting a tulip shaped body with molded leaf motif surmounted by domed top fitted with a brass collar. Font applied with a blown glass wafer. Fitted for electricity.

Details

Maker
Possibly Boston & Sandwich Glass Co. (Maker)
Date
1835-1860
Location of origin
Sandwich, MA, USA
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
frosting
glass (material)
molding (forming)
Object type
Lighting Device
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Acanthus
acanthus (motif)
Beaded
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
electric lamps (lighting device forms)
Frosted
frosting
Glass
glass (material)
LAMP, OIL
Molded
molding (forming)
oil lamps
Dimensions
12.75 x 4.375 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.573.2AB
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
7599

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