Fat lamp (crusie lamp with slots for four wicks)

Object Number: 
2010.6.2
Date: 
19th Century
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 x 3 1/4 x 3 1/4 in. (12.7 x 8.3 x 8.3 cm) Overall (with chain extended): 9 x 3 1/4 x 3 1/4 in. (22.9 x 8.3 x
Description: 
Wrought iron fat lamp (or crusie lamp) with slots for four wicks; hanging type, open square pan with outturned corners, wick pick on chain.
Credit Line: 
Gift in memory of Ruth S. Susswein and Rita S. Gottesman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group