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

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].