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Oil lamp

Object Number: 
1933.17ab
Date: 
1850-1870
Medium: 
Glass, brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 x 3 1/8 in. ( 30.5 x 7.9 cm )
Description: 
Colorless, lead glass oil lamp with chimney; conical chimney and spherical font blown in mold with vertical ribs; font joined with wafer to trumpet-shaped, pressed glass base; brass collar, chimney holder, and wick-turning apparatus.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Edmund B. Child
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group