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Electrified Oil Lamp

1949.533 (RS119651)

Description

Electric lamp made to look like a kerosene lamp. Mold blown in a single piece. White cased over clear glass with circles cut to the clear all over spherical font-like body. Ringed at waist tapering out to globular circular base. Whole surmounts square white marble base with gray grain. Paper lampshade with floral cut-work and polychrome lining.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1900
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
blow molding
glass (material)
marble (rock)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
blow molding
Blown
electric lamps (lighting device forms)
Glass
glass (material)
LAMP, OIL
Marble
marble (rock)
oil lamps
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
Dimensions
18.125 x 5.875 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.533
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
7638

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