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Kerosene lamps (pair)

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Glass, metal
each: 5 1/4 x 1 1/2 in.
Pair of opaque blue glass lamps blown in a three-part mold with molded scrolled hearts with tin kerosene wick holder and opaque white glass shade molded with foliate motifs, a cross and a star.
Gallery Label: 
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group