Artist:Capen and Molineux
Medium: Pewter, copper (?)
Dimensions: 7 1/4 x 3 3/4 x 3 3/4 in. (18.4 x 9.5 x 9.5 cm)
Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
Accession Number: 27.586
Catalogue Description: Pewter lamp; pedestal consists of stepped dome base rising to a narrow shaft that bulges in center and is decorated with bands. Shaft supports cylindrical oil reservoir with molded band around the bottom edge and around the shoulder; reservoir tapers above shoulder then rises to a short straight neck (threaded on inside) and round mouth. Flat round lid with single copper (?) feed tube sticking up through center screws into mouth. Removable copper (?) cone-shaped cap fits over feed tube; tiny holes in side of cap and top suggest that a now-lost chain once linked the cap to the lid. CONDITION: Fair; overall pitting, especially heavy around reservoir; a few small dents in base; cap for feed tube bend along edge and corroded.