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Oil lamp

Object Number: 
1920.50a-c
Date: 
1840-1900
Medium: 
Tin, copper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 6 1/8 in. ( 29.2 x 11.4 x 15.6 cm )
Description: 
Tin and copper hanging lamp with flat pan base attached to cylindrical tube with elongated drip pan; another cylindrical chamber fits into the tube that has elongated upturned tube that holds wick; conical lid covers chamber.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Provenance: 
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