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Whale Oil Chamber Lamp

2015.62.57 (RS239276)

Description

Pewter whale oil chamber lamp with circular tray base, tall cylindrical stem, and small loop finger-handle.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1850
Location of origin
United States
Material
pewter (tin alloy)
Object type
Lighting Equipment; Lighting Devices
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
chamber lamps
Lamp
Lamp, Oil
pewter (tin alloy)
whale oil lamps
Dimensions
3 3/4 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
2015.62.57
Credit Line
Gift of the Joan Pearson Watkins Trust
GUSN
310762

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