Oil lamp

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1860-1880

GUSN

GUSN-18683

Description

Bracket lamp w/ swinging arm and milk glass shade (similar to one in downstairs hall); arm w/ finials and winged decoration near base of arm; ribbed stand; shade is tapered at top.

Details

Descriptive Terms

oil lamps
casting (process)
glass (material)
metal
Unidentified Metal
Glass
Slip Cast
LAMP, OIL

Inscription

Embossed on glass: ""RIES FEB 13 '77/ VII/ PAT OCT 3 '76/ ILLUMINATOR/ B. XL"" Engraved on metal knob: ""PATENTED/ FEB 11/ 1868""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

15 (H), 8.5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.1330AB