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

Object Type

Lighting Device

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.1330AB