Camphene Lamp (One of a Pair)

1845–60
Boston and Sandwich Glass Company (1826–1888)


Dimensions

29.53 x 12.06 x 12.06 cm (11 5/8 x 4 3/4 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1977.736

Medium or Technique

Pressed glass

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Glass

One of Two pressed glass Camphene lamps. Hexagonal base, ogee baluster supports font. Font divided into hexagonal panels with pressed hearts, alternating with circles and cross-hatching inside the hearts. Top of font domed and capped with pewter farrell and brass wick tubes and pewter extinguishers.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Esther C. Groves