Electrified oil lamp

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1860-1880

GUSN

GUSN-19921

Description

Table lamp, pressed glass w/ milk glass shade; body is wine goblet shaped w/ domed shade; lamp electrified at some point.

Details

Descriptive Terms

oil lamps
electric lamps (lighting device forms)
brass (alloy)
embossing
glass (material)
openwork
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
Brass
Glass
Embossed
Open Work
Sunflower
LAMP, OIL

Inscription

Embossed on side of body: ""THE B & H"" Embossed on cap covering oil: ""B & H""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

B & H (Maker)

Object Type

Lighting Device

Dimensions

17.75 x 10 (HxW), 6 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.254