Mortar and Pestle Lamp

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1775-1820

GUSN

GUSN-4000

Description

Lignum vitae mortar and pestle both with ring turnings throughout; made into lamp drilled and electrified.

Details

Descriptive Terms

lamps (lighting devices)
drilling (process)
lignum vitae (wood)
turning (shaping process)
Lignum Vitae
Drilled
Turned
LAMP

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Lighting Device

Dimensions

13 (H), 7.25 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.320

Places

Possibly
Possibly