Burning Fluid Lamp with Wick Holder

Object Name: 
Burning Fluid Lamp with Wick Holder

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Object Name: 
Burning Fluid Lamp with Wick Holder
Accession Number: 
68.4.384
Dimensions: 
H(to base of wick tubes): 21 cm, D(base): 8.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1840-1860
Primary Description: 
Opalescent glass; metal fittings; pressed. Six-paneled pear-shape font; double diverging wick tubes with snuffers attached by short chain; attached by wafer to hexagonal stepped standard.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Neal, L. W., Former Collection
Esterly, Louise S., Source
Category: 
Material: 
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 229, #899; BIB# 30457