Electrified oil lamp

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1820-1900

GUSN

GUSN-288577

Description

Electrified lamp with marble and brass base rising to fluted column; blue, white and colorless glass oil reservoir cut with star pattern. Modern silk shade.

Details

Descriptive Terms

oil lamps
cased glass
brass (alloy)
silk (textile)
Lamp, Oil

Associated Building

Original To Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

17 3/4 x 5 x 4 7/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Frances Sortwell

Accession Number

1958.297

Date

1820-1900 (Probably)