Kerosene Lamp

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Object Name: 
Kerosene Lamp
Accession Number: 
2010.4.175
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 45.6 cm, Diam: 15.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1871-1955
Credit Line: 
Dr. William C. and Annette Lamphier Rock
Primary Description: 
Colorless and opaque white glass, yellow, red, orange, and green enamel, metal, textile wick; pressed, enameled, assembled. (a) Opaque white pressed glass bulbous font with yellow enameled top section and two enameled red and orange floral sprays; threaded metal socket fixed to top. Glass font screwed into ornate metal base; bottom stamped "1012" on crossbar. (b) Metal wick holder with hinged top and textile wick. Side of holder stamped, "EAGLE". Side of knob stamped, "P. & A. MFG CO. / MADE IN / U.S.A. / WATERBURY. CONN.". (c) Colorless glass chimney.
Provenance: 
Rock, Annette Lamphier, Source
2011-01-26
Rock, Dr. William C., Source
2011-01-26
Inscription: 
1012
stamp
Stamped (a) crossbar on bottom
EAGLE
stamp
Stamped (b) side of holder
P. & A. MFG CO. / MADE IN / U.S.A. / WATERBURY. CONN.
stamp
Stamped (b) knob