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Oil lamp

1949.753 (RS119863)

Description

Deep blue transparent two-part molded body. Hexagonal stepped base and column with rings at central waist. Bulbous font with facet design. Domed top with brass collar. Fitted for electricity. Cut-work paper shade. Originally fitted with camphene burner.

Details

Maker
Boston & Sandwich Glass Co. (Glassmaker)
Date
ca. 1840
Location of origin
Sandwich, MA, USA
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
cutwork
glass (material)
glassblowing
paper (fiber product)
pressing
Object type
Lighting Device
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Ashburton
Blown
cutwork
Cutwork
Glass
glass (material)
glassblowing
LAMP, OIL
oil lamps
paper (fiber product)
Pressed
pressing
Unidentified Paper
Dimensions
10.375 x 4.375 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.753
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
8106

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Ashburton

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