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Lard lamp (Kinnear type)

Object Number: 
2010.6.6
Date: 
1851-1860
Medium: 
Tinned sheet iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/4 x 6 3/4 in. (15.9 x 17.1 cm)
Marks: 
Front with stamped plaque: "S.N. & H. C. UFFORD, / 117 COURT ST. / BOSTON / KINNEAR'S PATENT / FEB 4, 1851."
Description: 
Saucer base, oblong front, ring handle (missing shade).
Credit Line: 
Gift in memory of Ruth S. Susswein and Rita S. Gottesman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group