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Oil lamp

Object Number: 
1943.222
Date: 
1840-1860
Medium: 
Glass, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 1/4 x 5 1/4 x 4 3/4 in. ( 28.6 x 13.3 x 12.1 cm )
Description: 
Purple, lead glass; pressed. Oil lamp; domed conical font impressed with six vertical rows of 3 1/2 block and circular printie patterns with hexagonal flattened knop joined by wafer to hexagonal pedestal base; brass threaded collar and screw-on ogee-domed adaptor for electrical socket.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Florence Rogers Dietrich
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group