Electrified lamp and shade

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1800-1850

GUSN

GUSN-305626

Description

Oil lamp of mold-blown colorless glass with thumb-print pattern on brass pedestal with spiral decoration. Square marble base. Lamp has been electrified and has a modern paper shade patterned with cut paper flowers

Details

Descriptive Terms

table lamps
blown glass
brass (alloy)
marble by composition or origin
cut-paper work
Lamp
Lamp, Electric
Lamp, Electric

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Lighting Equipment; Lighting Devices

Dimensions

9 1/2 x 4 (HxW), 6 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Frances Sortwell

Accession Number

1958.370

Date

1800-1850 (Probably)

Places

Probably