Fat Burner Lighting Device

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1700-1725

GUSN

GUSN-10615

Description

Small, tear-shaped cup with hook; probably a fat burner.

Details

Descriptive Terms

grease lamps
brass (alloy)
casting (process)
Brass
Cast
Lamp

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France

Object Type

Lighting Device

Dimensions

1 1/4 x 1 3/4 x 2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.503

Reference Notes

Rushlight Club, The. Early Lighting. [No Publisher].