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Parade lamp

Object Number: 
1940.476
Date: 
ca. 1880
Medium: 
Tin, glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 x 4 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. ( 20.3 x 11.4 x 11.4 cm )
Marks: 
molded on glass: "Pat Jan. 27, 1880 A & W MFG Co. Chicago"
Description: 
Tin political parade lamp with a cube base with a flat top and bottom supported on four columns between columns is a glass globe that is attached to long tin wick tube.
Credit Line: 
Purchase
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group