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Whale oil lamp

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Colorless whale oil lamp with square stepped base flattened knop and cone-shaped front. Pewter collar

Credit Line

William H. Fenn III Glass Collection

American, about 1835

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

22.9 cm (9 in.)

Accession Number

1978.735

Medium or Technique

Pressed glass

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Glass