Lamp, Oil

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1750-1800

GUSN

GUSN-39567

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

fish oil lamps
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Pewter
Lamp, Oil

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Lighting Device

Dimensions

2 1/2 x 3 1/2 (HxW), 3 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Miss Alice Pond

Accession Number

1938.119