Kerosene lamp

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1880-1910

GUSN

GUSN-21018

Description

Kerosene lamp; brass-plated base and top and a ceramic body. Base has tripod feet and foliate embossed detail. Ceramic body painted in a winter scene of snowy woodlands. Brass-plated top is a double burner and has open-work detail. Shade is a domed wooden frame painted black w/ paper panels painted in floral design in between.

Details

Descriptive Terms

kerosene lamps
brass (alloy)
earthenware
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
plating (metal coating)
steel (alloy)
wood (plant material)
Steel
Earthenware
Brass
Unidentified Paper
Painted
Plated
LAMP, KEROSENE

Inscription

Engraved on burner knobs: ""E.M./ DUPLEX/ & CO""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

E. M. Duplex & Co. (Manufacturer)

Dimensions

14 (H), 5.5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.3969AB