Small Whale Oil Lamp

Object Name: 
Small Whale Oil Lamp

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Object Name: 
Small Whale Oil Lamp
Accession Number: 
50.4.39
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 19 cm; Font Diam (max): 5.3 cm; Foot Diam: 5.75 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1800-1825
Primary Description: 
Small Whale Oil Lamp. Lead glass, deep purple-blue; free-blown; spherical font fitted with one-wick tin and cork burner; stem with ball knops graduating down to applied flaring circular foot, rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S., Source
1939
to
1950-07-31
Material: 
Glass Bottles, Lamps & Other Objects (1983) pl. 307, left; BIB# 22375
American Glass (1948) (1948) #13, pl. 189; BIB# 25297