Electrified Oil Lamp

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

ca. 1840

GUSN

GUSN-5295

Description

Colorless molded glass with tin cap; round dome; hexagonal shoulder; chalice-shape hexagonal body; single molded heart on each hexagon panel with alternating circular and diamond pattern in center of hearts; stepped round and hexagonal neck rings; flared hexagonal stem; stepped hexagonal base; electrical fittings applied to tin cap; silk lampshade.

Details

Descriptive Terms

oil lamps
flint glass
glass (material)
Glass
LAMP, OIL

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Lighting Device

Dimensions

9 1/4 (H), 4 1/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.649A