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Whale Oil Lamp

2015.62.63AB (RS239258)

Description

Colorless glass whale oil lamp tin burner insert. The lamp has a slightly elongated, spherical body; turned stem; and concave, circular dish base.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1850
Location of origin
United States
Material
glass (material)
tin (metal)
Object type
Lighting Equipment; Lighting Devices
Descriptive terms
glass (material)
Lamp
Lamp, Oil
tin (metal)
whale oil lamps
Dimensions
7 1/2 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
2015.62.63AB
Credit Line
Gift of the Joan Pearson Watkins Trust
GUSN
310768

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