Gimbled oil lamp

Object Number: 
1896.52
Date: 
1840-1860
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 x 3 3/4 in. ( 17.8 x 9.5 cm )
Description: 
Brass oil lamp with reserve pivots on two axes, circular molded base, and narrow shaft with ring turning at center.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Caroline Phelps Stokes
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group