Kerosene Lamp

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1890-1910

GUSN

GUSN-4540

Description

Colorless glass vasi form chimney; base blown in three-part mold; font with six oval indentations around waist, each with concave oval centers with red over paint; round foot with intaglio scallop design, red flashing on lower section of foot.

Details

Descriptive Terms

kerosene lamps
glass (material)
acorn
Lamp
Lamp, Kerosene
Glass
Acorn
Lamp, Kerosene

Inscription

Circular burner knop stamped ""ACORN"" and ""The P. & A. Mfg. Co.""

Pattern

Acorn

Associated Building

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

Maker

The P. & A. Mfg. Co. (Maker)

Object Type

Lighting Equipment; Lighting Devices

Dimensions

9.5 (H), 3.75 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.748AB