Kerosene lamp

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1880-1900

GUSN

GUSN-20094

Description

Brass wall lamp (A) with beaded shade (B) and chimney (C); Persian; ice cream cone shape with reticulated-dome shaped shade; maroon beads hanging from shade. Base is cone shaped with embossed and engraved design of branches, birds and humans with oustretched arms; finial at bottom of cone; arm attached to wall has crescent and scroll design.

Details

Descriptive Terms

kerosene lamps
brass (alloy)
embossing
engraving (printing process)
plastic (organic material)
Brass
Plastic
Stipple Engraved
Embossed
LAMP, KEROSENE

Inscription

Embossed on knobs: ""P/ DUPLEX/ A""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

People and Organizations

A.A. Vantine & Co.

Maker

Possibly E. M. Duplex & Co. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Middle East

Dimensions

27.5 (H), 8.25 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.315A-C

Places

New York state (United States)