Kerosene Lamp

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Object Name: 
Kerosene Lamp
Accession Number: 
2010.4.88
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 37.4 cm, Diam: 10.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1870-1880
Credit Line: 
Dr. William C. and Annette Lamphier Rock
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass, metal, textile wick; pressed, blown, assembled. (a) Colorless pressed glass lamp base in shape of goblet. Cup-shaped font with flanged rim and fixed threaded metal socket, short cylindrical stem with ring handle connecting to circular foot. Inscription on underside of foot reads, "OIL GUARD LAMP * PATD SEP 20 1870 *". (b) Metal wick holder with hinged top; knob stamped, "DELUXE / MADE IN / U.S.A.". (c) Colorless blown glass chimney.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Rock, Annette Lamphier, Source
2011-01-26
Rock, Dr. William C., Source
2011-01-26
Color: 
Inscription: 
DELUXE / MADE IN / U.S.A.
stamp
Stamped (b) knob
OIL GUARD LAMP * PATD SEP 20 1870 *
stamp
Stamped (a) underside of foot