Oil lamp fragment

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1840-1870

GUSN

GUSN-25136

Description

Colorless 2-part molded font. Squat inverted onion shape, w/ a brass collar at top to receive burner. Collar has two incised lines. Corresponding cylindrical brass stem w/ step molding and a knop at join to base. Base missing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

oil lamps
fragments
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
blow molding
Glass
Brass
Blown
LAMP, OIL

Associated Building

Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

4.625 x 3.563 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman

Accession Number

1985.199