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Whale oil lamp

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Colorless whale oil lamp on square glass base with brass baluster stem. Sherical front with molded design around half of front. Brass collar

Credit Line

William H. Fenn III Glass Collection

American, 1850–75

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

20.0 cm (7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1978.749

Medium or Technique

Glass, blown three mold

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Glass