Oil lamp

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

ca. 1840

GUSN

GUSN-8106

Description

Deep blue transparent two-part molded body. Hexagonal stepped base and column with rings at central waist. Bulbous font with facet design. Domed top with brass collar. Fitted for electricity. Cut-work paper shade. Originally fitted with camphene burner.

Details

Descriptive Terms

oil lamps
glassblowing
cutwork
glass (material)
paper (fiber product)
pressing
Glass
Blown
Pressed
Ashburton
Unidentified Paper
Cutwork
LAMP, OIL

Pattern

Ashburton

Associated Building

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

Maker

Boston & Sandwich Glass Co. (Glassmaker)

Location of Origin

Sandwich, MA, USA

Object Type

Lighting Device

Dimensions

10.375 x 4.375 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.753

Places

Massachusetts (United States)