Fluid-Burning Lamp

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1845-1865

GUSN

GUSN-2776

Description

Clear pressed-glass fluid-burning lamp. It has a waisted loop front with a plain dome, a baluster hexagonal stem on hollow square pedestal with a narrow cornice, concave molding at the bottom and a square plinth. It is now wired as an electric lamp with a parchment shade.

Details

Descriptive Terms

glass (material)
parchment (animal material)
pressing
Glass
Pressed
Looped
Parchment
LAMP, BURNING-FLUID/ LAMP, ELECTRIC

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

1991.1226A,B

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Lighting Device

Dimensions

11.5 x 4.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1226AB