Electrified lamp

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1870-1920

GUSN

GUSN-14381

Description

Electrified oil lamp with square white variegated marble base; turned brass standard and bulbous uncolored glass font with brass collar and fitted with electrical fixture. Frosted tulip shaped shades, etched with grape and dot pattern.

Details

Descriptive Terms

oil lamps
electric lamps (lighting device forms)
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
marble (rock)
molding (forming)
Marble
Brass
Glass
Molded
LAMP, OIL

Inscription

Molded at top of electric plug: ""ARROW""

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Lighting Device

Dimensions

11 x 3.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.440.2