Electrified oil lamp

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1800-1900

GUSN

GUSN-289740

Description

Electrified lamp with square marble base, cylindrical brass column with spiral decoration composed of chain of hearts and stylized vine. Colorless molded six-sided glass oil resevoir. Modern white and green shade with bird paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

oil lamps
mold-blown glass
brass (alloy)
marble (rock)
paper (fiber product)
Lamp, Oil

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

9 1/8 x 4 1/8 x 4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Frances Sortwell

Accession Number

1958.250