Oil Lamp

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1800-1825

GUSN

GUSN-61098

Description

One of a pair of electrified argand lamps with urn-shaped font, arm with cylindrical burner, shaft with square base. Tole style red and gold painted pressed tinned white metal. Custom shade.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Argand lamps
pressing
white metal
LampLamp, ElectricLamp, Electric

Associated Building

Original to Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House (Gloucester, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Lighting Equipment; Lighting Devices

Dimensions

19.5 x 5 x 8.5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Helena Woolworth Guest and Frasier W. McCann

Accession Number

1942.1689.1