Lamp

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

ca. 1881

GUSN

GUSN-5091

Description

Cylindrical brass plinth rests on three paw feet, cylindrical porcelain body, everted rim, medium blue ground decorated with floral sprays and butterflies, brass cover has a stamped design of bosses connected by foliate L and S scrolls; originally fitted for kerosene, presently converted to electricity; shade covered in cream colored silk.

Details

Descriptive Terms

lamps (lighting devices)
brass (alloy)
porcelain
weddings
Porcelain
Brass
Wedding
LAMP

Inscription

""P.E.G. stamped on base.""

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Dimensions

14.125 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.495AB