Oil lamp

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1860-1880

GUSN

GUSN-18293

Description

Electrified brass oil lamp(A) and milk glass shade(B); goblet shaped w/ reticulated base; embossed foliate scroll decoration on body; 3 spider-like arms to hold domed shade.

Details

Descriptive Terms

oil lamps
brass (alloy)
embossing
glass (material)
Brass
Glass
Embossed
LAMP, OIL

Inscription

Embossed on knob: ""PAT. APPLIED FOR."" Embosseed on oil cover: ""B & H"" On side: ""THE B & H""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Lighting Device

Dimensions

10.5 (H), 6.5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.341AB