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Whale oil lamp (one of a pair)

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Colorless twelve paneled ribbed round fonts on stems of flattened knops + three small knops on twelve paneled swirl-ribbed bases with folded rims

Credit Line

William H. Fenn III Glass Collection

American, 1815–35

Object Place

New England, United States

Dimensions

23.5 cm (9.25 in.)

Accession Number

1978.723a

Medium or Technique

Glass, free blown + pattern molded glass

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Glass