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Whale oil lamp (one of a pair)

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Reverse tapered cone-shaped font with panelled blown molded pattern on a flattened knopped, short stemmed hollow, fluted stepped base with metallic sheen

Credit Line

William H. Fenn III Glass Collection

American, 1830–50

Object Place

New England, United States

Dimensions

24.4 cm (9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1978.722a

Medium or Technique

Glass, blown, pressed

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Glass