The oil lamp is the largest cameo incrusted item to come from the Holyrood Glassworks and is formed of three separate, clear, cut-glass elements.
Cut glass oil lamp, 1880
© Museum of Edinburgh
- Lead glass, ceramic insets, & gilt brass mounts
- 74 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £11,250 ( Total: £16,200)
- Acquired in:
The funnel is very elaborately cut; the column encloses two cameo incrustations, one of William Shakespeare (signed by the medallist William Hackett) and the other of Sir Walter Scott.
Paul Jokelson Collection, New York; Mallet.
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