Oil lamp

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1868-1880

GUSN

GUSN-19876

Description

Bracket lamp w/ cast metal and milk glass shade; arm w/ finials and winged decoration near base of arm; ribbed stand; shade is tapered at top.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

Embossed on glass shield: ""PAT. OCT.3.76./ RIES FEB.17.77./ VII"" and ""ILLUMINATOR/ B.XL"" Engraved on frame: ""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

1998.226