Milk Glass Lamp

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1834-1867

GUSN

GUSN-4155

Description

Square "Lion Base" lamps with baskets of fuit on sides; opalescent color; round chamber above with brass and tin wick holder.

Details

Descriptive Terms

lamps (lighting devices)
opaque white glass
lead glass
opaque white glass
glass (material)
berry baskets
figure- and animal-derived motifs
lion
heads (representations)
Glass
Lion
Fruit Basket
LAMP

Associated Building

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

Maker

New England Glass Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Cambridge, USA

Object Type

Lighting Device

Dimensions

7.469 x 3.125 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.445A