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Whale oil lamp

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Colorless whale oil lamp with lacy square base with invected corners and concentric stepped circles, knop, flattened knop, bulbous bowl, two flattened knops and inverted tapered cone front

Credit Line

William H. Fenn III Glass Collection

American, about 1835

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

31.8 cm (12.5 in.)

Accession Number

1978.729

Medium or Technique

Glass, pressed and blown

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Glass