Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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single-reservoir lamp
  • United States
  • single-reservoir lamp, mid 1800s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • tin, paint
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 30.2 x 11.8 x 12.4 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 11 7/8 x 4 5/8 x 4 7/8 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.2864
Description

Oval tin container attached to a semi-circular strip of tin (identified as a Wall sconce single-reservoir lamp). Paint scratched off in many places, particularly on the top of the strip (identified as the sconce) and missing a lamp cap. Two cylinders project from the lamp opening and a hole is pounced toward the top in the center of the sconce.