Swinging fat lamp, saucer base

Object Number: 
1938.13
Date: 
1750-1900
Medium: 
Iron, copper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 x 4 3/8 in. ( 22.9 x 11.1 cm )
Description: 
Iron and copper fat lamp with small "swinging" receptacle with flat base mounted between two prongs atop a long, slender post attached with nut and screw to a circular, slightly domed base.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group