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Kerosene, Lamp

1949.302 (RS119420)

Description

Square brass base; stepped dome; reeded column with Ionic capital. Electrified. Shade: bulbous with knopped and faceted waist tapering to faceted top. Etched grape vine; cut punty or circles motif.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1834-1867
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
cutting (dividing)
etching (corroding)
etching (printing process)
frosting
glass (material)
plate (material)
plating (metal coating)
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
columns (architectural elements)
Cut
cutting (dividing)
Etched
etching (corroding)
etching (printing process)
Frosted
frosting
Glass
glass (material)
Ionic Column
Ionic order
kerosene lamps
LAMP, KEROSINE
plate (material)
Plated
plating (metal coating)
reeding
Reeding
Vine
vine scrolls
Dimensions
28 x 12.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.302
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
8028

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