Oil lamp

Object Number: 
1920.39
Date: 
1842-1880
Medium: 
Pewter, brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 x 4 7/8 in. ( 12.7 x 12.4 cm )
Marks: 
struck: on lamp top: "ARCHER'S PATENT PHILADA JUNE 18TH 1842"
Description: 
Pewter oil lamp with saucer base, urn-shaped and domed reservoir.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Provenance: 
Formerly of the George W. Nash Collection of Ulster County, New York Household Artifacts
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group