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Oil lamp shade

Description:

In the 1700s, small glass chimneys were added to most lamps to protect the flame and control the flow of air.

 

This glass gas lamp shade or chimney was manufactured in France and shows a Griffin Brand.

Place of Production:
France
Materials/Media:
glass
Dimensions:
height 201mm, diameter (rim) 41mm, diameter (base) 76mm
Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:0207.122
Digital Number:
DMDM084n
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council