Hand Lamp

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Object Name: 
Hand Lamp
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
72.4.64
Dimensions: 
H: 4.8 cm, D(base): 3.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1813-1830
Credit Line: 
Gift of Preston Bassett
Primary Description: 
Colorless, lead glass; blown; metal. Flattened spherical shape; drop-in metal whale oil burner; slight collar at mouth of font; applied ear-shape handle at one side; rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Bassett, Preston, Source
Color: 
Technique: 
Glass Bottles, Lamps & Other Objects (1983) pl. 291, second from left; BIB# 22375