Mt. Washington and Pairpoint: Kerosene Lamp
Pairpoint Manufacturing Co.
United States, New Bedford, MA
Glass, enamel, gilding, metal; blown, enameled, gilt, assembled
Overall H: 42.8 cm, Diam: 21.2 cm
From the 1870s onward, lighting was a major product of Mt. Washington and, eventually, of the Pairpoint Corporation. Kerosene lamps like this one were made in a variety of Mt. Washington’s art glasses, but also in enameled glass like this example.
Lent by Marvion E. and Esther Ashburn.