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Camphene lamp (one of a pair)

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Colorless "sparkling lamp " footed with bulbous bowls. Brass tops and single long wick holders one lamp has its wick intact

Credit Line

William H. Fenn III Glass Collection

American, about 1850–75

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

9.2 cm (3 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1978.736a

Medium or Technique

Glass, molded

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Glass