Kerosene, Lamp

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1834-1867

GUSN

GUSN-8028

Description

Square brass base; stepped dome; reeded column with Ionic capital. Electrified. Shade: bulbous with knopped and faceted waist tapering to faceted top. Etched grape vine; cut punty or circles motif.

Details

Descriptive Terms

kerosene lamps
brass (alloy)
plate (material)
cutting (dividing)
etching (corroding)
etching (printing process)
frosting
glass (material)
plating (metal coating)
vine scrolls
Ionic order
columns (architectural elements)
reeding
Glass
Brass
Plated
Cut
Frosted
Etched
Reeding
Ionic Column
Vine
LAMP, KEROSINE

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Lighting Device

Dimensions

28 x 12.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.302

Places

Possibly