Oil lamp with lid and hook

Object Number: 
1920.51ab
Date: 
1840-1860
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 7/8 x 2 1/4 x 6 1/2 in. ( 27.6 x 5.7 x 16.5 cm )
Description: 
Brass fat lamp with a cylindrical reservoir with domed lid with finial; conical tube eminates from the front and turns upward with a wick hole at tip; the handle loops up and over the lid with a slot that receives a hook for hanging.
Gallery Label: 
The reflector is missing.
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