Oil lamp

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1890-1910

GUSN

GUSN-20088

Description

Table lamp, molded brass base (A) w/ clear glass chimney (C) and milk glass globe (B); electrified; goblet-shaped w/ reticulated neck and embossed shell-like decoration around base and top; 3 spider arms to hold shade.

Details

Descriptive Terms

oil lamps
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
molding (forming)
Lamp
Lamp, Oil
Lamp, Oil

Inscription

Embossed on side: ""THE RIVAL""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

People and Organizations

A.A. Vantine & Co.

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Japan

Dimensions

10 3/4 (H), 6 3/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.309A-C

Places

New York state (United States)