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Fat lamp

Object Number: 
1932.161a-c
Date: 
1860-1880
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
Overall (b): 2 5/8 in. × 2 1/2 in. × 4 in. (6.7 × 6.4 × 10.2 cm) Overall (c): 2 1/8 in. × 1 7/8 in. × 4 in. (5.4
Description: 
Two brass fat lamps hanging from an elongated swan shaped stand applied to a base with three rams head legs with split hooved feet; both have double wicks and swan decorated covers; (b) has its wick hole on opposite sides of the urn shaped reservoir, while (c) has its wicks quite close together with a scalloped shaped handle that is opposite the wicks; both lamps hang by chains that are attached to the lamps by swan-shaped eyelets.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Nora Durand Woodmar
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group