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

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.226