Bullseye Lamp, single

1830–50
Roswell Gleason (American, 1799–1887)


Object Place: Dorchester, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

21.59 x 10.16 x 10.16 cm (8 1/2 x 4 x 4 in.)

Accession Number

64.1855a-b

Medium or Technique

Pewter

On View

The Heide Family Galleries (Gallery 238A)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Pewter

Shaft design is a typical “Gleason shaft,” a column with a dropped cental knob.

Markings

Stamped "R. GLEASON" in rectangular cartouche with rounded corners. Also stamped "PATENT" at top of visor.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Stephen S. FitzGerald