Electrified Kerosene Lamp

Object Name: 
Electrified Kerosene Lamp

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Object Name: 
Electrified Kerosene Lamp
Accession Number: 
2010.4.177
Dimensions: 
Overall H: about 64 cm, W: 31.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1895-1910
Credit Line: 
Dr. William C. and Annette Lamphier Rock
Primary Description: 
Colorless and opaque white glass, enamel, metal, electrical fittings. (a) Ornate metal lamp base with handles in the shape of scrolling floral sprays and four short scroll feet. (b) Opaque white globe with scalloped metal ring fixed to rim. Exterior of globe completely enameled in dark brownish-orange and yellow enamels. Outdoor scene with three men on horseback on front; outdoor scene, possibly an oasis, with mountain, clouds, trees, and water on reverse. (c) Colorless glass chimney. (d) Metal font and wick raiser insert with electrical cord. Wick raiser knob stamped, "PAT. MAY 21 1895". Metal cap on font stamped, "MADE IN / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Rock, Annette Lamphier, Source
2011-01-26
Rock, Dr. William C., Source
2011-01-26
Technique: 
Inscription: 
MADE IN / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
stamp
Stamped (a) metal cap
PAT. MAY 21 1895
stamp
Stamped (a) knob