Hanging Oil Lamp

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1870-1880

GUSN

GUSN-289635

Description

Hanging oil lamp. Ovoid glass globe with etched scenes of Roman soldiers on horseback. Painted iron base plate has a foliate design with a turned drop finial. Top hanging ring is fluted and upper edges flare outward. There are three twist screws to secure the metal hanging ring to the top of the glass globe. Above each screw is a metal chain which attaches to a pulley. The pulley hardware has scalloped edges and central floral medallion.

Details

Descriptive Terms

oil lamps
cast iron
glass (material)
Lamp, Oil

Additional Identification Number

925.1

Maker

Possibly Bradley & Hubbard (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Meriden, CT

Object Type

Lighting Device

Dimensions

26 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Purchase

Accession Number

2014.10.1