Lamp, Oil

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1850-1900

GUSN

GUSN-40550

Description

Pewter lamp with reservior for oil; horizontal bands around the body of the lamp; long narrow trunk connects base to the body; can be unscrewed into three pieces. Accession book indicates that it is "incomplete."

Details

Descriptive Terms

lamps (lighting devices)
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Pewter
Lamp, Oil

Inscription

"PATENTED" (stamped)

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift from Mrs. Edward J. Holmes

Accession Number

1940.377

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)