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Whale oil lamp

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Colorless whale oil lamp with square base with invected corners-stepped circles above. Three flattened knops and reversed hour glass hollow stern, followed by two rings and bulbous front with eleven panels around the lower half of front

Credit Line

William H. Fenn III Glass Collection

American, 1830–45

Object Place

Sandwich, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

22.2 cm (8.75 in.)

Accession Number

1978.728

Medium or Technique

Glass, molded

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Glass