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Whale oil lamp

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Colorless whale oil lamo with pressed square base, with invected corners, stepped concentric rings, flattened knop and cone shaped front. Brass collar

Credit Line

William H. Fenn III Glass Collection

American, 1830–45

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

18.3 cm (7 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

1978.740

Medium or Technique

Pressed glass

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Glass