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Oil lamp with bull's eye reflector

Object Number: 
1920.37ab
Date: 
1800-1840
Medium: 
Pewter, copper, glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 1/8 x 6 x 4 in. ( 23.2 x 15.2 x 10.2 cm )
Marks: 
scratched: in bottom of base: "H [K or R?]"
Description: 
Copper screw cap wick pewter oil lamp with cylinder body on knobbed shaft with shallow dome base and separate circular bull's eye glass with overhanging shade.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group