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Whale oil lamp

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Pressed "Loop" or "Leaf" pattern. Sapphire blue whale oil lamp with square base, with octagonal stem tapering in to three flattened knops, loop pattern on lamp front, tin burner Similar to figure 1 in plate 180, Ruth Webb Lee's Sandwich Glass. See Barlow and Kaiser, vol. 2, cat....

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Credit Line

William H. Fenn III Glass Collection

American, 1840–60

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

21.1 cm (8 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

1978.739

Medium or Technique

Pressed glass

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Glass