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Pair of Whale Oil Lamps

2015.62.66.1AB-.2AB (RS239268)

Description

Pair of colorless glass oil lamps with tin burner inserts. Both lamps have spherical bodies atop a short, turned stem and slightly concave, circular dish base with upturned rim.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830
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
5 1/4 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
2015.62.66.1AB-.2AB
Credit Line
Gift of the Joan Pearson Watkins Trust
GUSN
310771

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