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

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.341AB