Oil Lamp

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1820-1870

GUSN

GUSN-10638

Description

Small, painted tin chamber oil lamp with candlestand base and raised center with demi tune shaped oil container with single wide tube; base pan has looped handle and thumb rest; painted white but very dirty.

Details

Descriptive Terms

oil lamps
painting (coating)
soldering
tin (metal)
Tin
Soldered
Painted
Lamp, Oil

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1 3/4 x 6 1/5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.529