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Whale oil lamp (one of a pair)

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Colorless inverted pear-shaped fonts on a stepped pressed square cup plate base.

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. William H. Fenn III, Yorklyn SR Box 21, Mt Cuba, Delaware

Credit Line

William H. Fenn III Glass Collection

American, about 1830–50

Place of Creation

Possibly Sandwich, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

22.2 cm (8 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1978.1187a

Medium or Technique

Glass, blown and pressed

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Glass