Wall lamp

Wall lamp
Title
Wall lamp
Date 
1850-1900
Medium 
Iron, tin, brass, pigment
Dimensions 
Overall: 9 7/8 x 3 x 5 5/8 in. ( 25.1 x 7.6 x 14.3 cm )
Description 
Tin sheet iron oil lamp; painted box-shaped section which attaches to wall contains fuel reservoir; brass wick socket and shade (shade missing).
Credit Line 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number 
1937.1512
Gallery Label 
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Provenance 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group