Nursery Lamp

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1815-1830

GUSN

GUSN-2247

Description

A: Base B: Cover C: Pot D: Double boiler/water pan E: Lamp Cylindrical form with handle, stepped circular cover with scroll knob, two triangular projecting vents near top and hinged door pierced with vent holes at base; asphaltum surface stencil-decorated overall with flower heads in gold, copper and rose; cover lifts to two handled cylindrical pot and a deeper cylindrical double boiler; vent door opens to asphaltum-painted cylindrical oil lamp with handle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

nursery lamps
cookware
painting (coating)
stenciling
tin (metal)
Tin
Painted
Stenciled
WARMER, FOOD

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1991.260

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

8 1/4 x 6 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.260A-E