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Whale Oil Chamber Lamp

2000.1830 (RS222005)

Description

Pewter, bell-shaped whale oil chamber lamp with scroll handle and thumb rest.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"MOREY & OBER / 1 / BOSTON" (stamped)
Material
pewter (tin alloy)
Object type
Lighting Equipment; Lighting Devices
Descriptive terms
chamber lamps
Lamp
Lamp, Oil
pewter (tin alloy)
whale oil lamps
Dimensions
4 1/4 (H), 4 1/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2000.1830
Credit Line
Gift of C. Malcom Watkins
GUSN
309500

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