Pair of Whale Oil Lamps

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1830

GUSN

GUSN-310771

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

Descriptive Terms

whale oil lamps
glass (material)
tin (metal)
Lamp
Lamp, Oil
Lamp, Oil

Additional Identification Number

1299.66
C9AB

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

5 1/4 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Joan Pearson Watkins Trust

Accession Number

2015.62.66.1AB-.2AB