Whale Oil Chamber Lamp

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1830-1850

GUSN

GUSN-310762

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

whale oil lamps
chamber lamps
pewter (tin alloy)
Lamp
Lamp, Oil
Lamp, Oil

Additional Identification Number

1299.57
D12

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Lighting Equipment; Lighting Devices

Dimensions

3 3/4 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Joan Pearson Watkins Trust

Accession Number

2015.62.57

Places

United States