Pair of Lamps

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1810-1830

GUSN

GUSN-255457

Description

Whale oil burning lamp converted to electricity. Star patterned hexagonal font with domed top. Wafer attaches font to bulbous hexagonal pedestal on raised foot. White shade with dried floral arrangement under loose weave fabric overlay.

Details

Descriptive Terms

lamps (lighting devices)
pressed glass
Lamp

Associated Building

Original To Winslow Crocker House (Yarmouth Port, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Sandwich, MA

Object Type

Lighting Device

Dimensions

19 1/2 x 4 1/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Guido Perera

Accession Number

1999.474

Places

Possibly Massachusetts (United States)
Possibly