Oil lamp

Object Number: 
INV.549
Date: 
1820-1850
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 3/4 x 2 1/8 in. ( 7 x 5.4 cm )
Description: 
Colorless blown lead glass lamp with inverted pear-shaped font with vertical lip and applied handle (handle broken off) with crimped terminal attached to flat circular base.
Gallery Label: 
Sometimes refered to by collectors as sparking lamps, these small lamps were probably used as night lights.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group