Electrified Oil Lamp

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

ca. 1900

GUSN

GUSN-7638

Description

Electric lamp made to look like a kerosene lamp. Mold blown in a single piece. White cased over clear glass with circles cut to the clear all over spherical font-like body. Ringed at waist tapering out to globular circular base. Whole surmounts square white marble base with gray grain. Paper lampshade with floral cut-work and polychrome lining.

Details

Descriptive Terms

oil lamps
electric lamps (lighting device forms)
glass (material)
marble (rock)
blow molding
paper (fiber product)
Glass
Blown
Marble
Unidentified Paper
LAMP, OIL

Associated Building

Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

18.125 x 5.875 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.533