Kerosene Oil Lamp

Boston and Sandwich Glass Company, American, active 1825 - 1888, Burner Manufacturer, Holmes, Booth, and Hayden, Waterbury, Connecticut, active 1852–1901

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about 1860-1880

Cobalt blue, opaque white, and colorless lead glass, overlaid, blown, molded, and wheel-cut; shade: colorless lead glass, blown, etched, and wheel-cut; marble base, gilt bronze, brass

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Overall: 40 11/16 × 9 × 9 in. (103.3 × 22.8 × 22.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Stuart P. Feld and Elizabeth Feld Herzberg

2019.104

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Furnishings: Lighting Device

Classification

Decorative Arts

Not on view

Inscription

Stamped, around face of brass thumb wheel: [outer circle] HOLMES, BOOTH & HAYDENS PAT. JAN. 24. 60 / [inner circle] E. [illegible]. JONES PAT. JAN. 11. 59

Provenance

Private collection, Marion, Massachusetts; sold to Susan Kessler Feld and Stuart P. Feld and their daughter, Elizabeth Feld Herzberg, New York, New York, 2016; given to present collection, 2019.

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