Milk Glass Lamp

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1834-1867

GUSN

GUSN-4156

Description

Square "Lion Base" lamp; round applied chamber above with brass and tin wick holder attached at top.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

1977.445B