Kerosene oil lamp with wick and extra wicks

Object Number: 
1956.156
Date: 
1875-1900
Medium: 
Glass, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 3/4 x 2 3/4 in. ( 17.1 x 7 cm )
Marks: 
in relief: on base; "TIME & LIGHT PRIDE OF AMERICA/ TIME INDICATING LAMP GRAND-VALS PERFECT." in relief: on underside of base; "PAT. APPLD FOR"
Description: 
Colorless milk glass kerosene lamp blown in a multi-part mold designed to keep time; columnar body with domed and terraced base with molded vertical ribbing and panel with descending numerals (8-6) to mark oil level and time; "TIME & LIGHT PRIDE OF AMERICA/ TIME INDICATING LAMP GRAND-VALS PERFECT" inscribed around base; brass kerosene wick holder and opaque white glass annulated shade.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Joseph Keppler
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group