Log cabin lamp

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Object Name: 
Log cabin lamp
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
81.4.12
Dimensions: 
H: 8.6 cm, W: 7 cm, L (incl. handle): 12 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1875-1885
Credit Line: 
Gift in memory of Gertrude Christman Melvin
Primary Description: 
Blue glass and brass; pressed. Shaped like a log cabin with a door and two windows on each side; a handle at one end, a brass collar on the neck/chimney. Collar is affixed with plaster and inscribed "PAT'D APR 13 1876/MCH 21 1876".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Melvin, Crandall, Jr., Source
Color: 
Technique: 
Glass Bottles, Lamps & Other Objects (1983) pl. 288; BIB# 22375