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Lamp, Oil

Description

Hourglass-shaped whale oil lamp; C-shaped handle; holes in top, one with a spout.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1750-1800
Material
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
fish oil lamps
Lamp, Oil
Pewter
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Dimensions
2 1/2 x 3 1/2 (HxW), 3 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1938.119
Credit Line
Estate of Miss Alice Pond
GUSN
39567

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