Oil lamp

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1860-1875

GUSN

GUSN-25137

Description

Three-part molded glass font. Frosted colorless ribbed, squat, circular body, surmounted by a cylindrical brass collar w/ domed mount. Threaded to receive burner. Slightly shaped base metal stem set in cast iron base. Base is hexagonal w/ a stylized floral element on each facade, surmounted by a slightly stylized petaled stem tapering up to the stem.

Details

Descriptive Terms

oil lamps
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
iron (metal)
Glass
Iron
Brass
LAMP, OIL

Associated Building

Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

9.125 x 5.688 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

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

Accession Number

1985.200