Oil Lamp

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

ca. 1870

GUSN

GUSN-4457

Description

Circular mold-blown central oil chamber of transparent vaseline glass with opaque white swirls; on colorless bulbous base with molded leaf and fan lacy-type pattern; surmounted by shaped colorless glass shade with beaded top edge; stamped gilt brass burner.

Details

Descriptive Terms

oil lamps
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
Lamp
Lamp, Oil
Lamp, Oil

Inscription

Wick knob stamped: ""ELDORADO, W.G.B. CORP""

Associated Building

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

Maker

Eldorado, W.B.G. Corp. (Maker)

Object Type

Lighting Equipment; Lighting Devices

Dimensions

11 x 5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.696

Date

ca. 1870 (circa)