Decorative Arts and Design
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
10 3/4 x 6 5/8 x 6 5/8 in. (27.3 x 16.8 x 16.8 cm) (show scale)
Gift of Mrs. Samuel Doughty
Pewter lamp. Flat saucer base with upturned rim; cylindrical stem rises from base and has molded and incised bands and an open, threaded mouth at top; about 1" from top of stem, attached rectangular oil well projects out horizontally; oil well narrows toward spout end and has hinged cover and open spout for wick; opposite oil well is attached ear-shaped handle.
Condition: Fair; badly tarnished; edge of base and top of stem slightly misshapen; large crack in stem below oil well.
Lamp, n.d. Pewter, 10 3/4 x 6 5/8 x 6 5/8 in. (27.3 x 16.8 x 16.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. Samuel Doughty, 27.519. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 27.519.jpg)
overall, 27.519.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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