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Oil lamp

Object Number: 
1920.43
Date: 
1800-1850
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/2 x 2 3/4 in. ( 14 x 7 cm )
Description: 
Small pewter whale oil lamp with baluster shaped shaft and single wick.
Gallery Label: 
This lamp is sometimes called the "Sparkling" lamp.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Provenance: 
Formerly of the George W. Nash Collection of Ulster County, New York Household Artifacts
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group