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Oil lamp: diamond in circle pattern

Object Number: 
INV.3969
Date: 
1850-1880
Medium: 
Glass, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/2 x 2 1/4 in. ( 14 x 5.7 cm )
Marks: 
in relief: on body; "THE HANDY/ NIGHT LAMP"
Description: 
Colorless glass lamp blown in a three-part mold with tinned iron single wick holder and circular shield or reflector; spherical body with molded inscription; "THE HANDY NIGHT LAMP."
Gallery Label: 
This lamp was used as a night light.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group