Whale-oil Lamp

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Object Name: 
Whale-oil Lamp
Accession Number: 
50.4.243
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 28 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1813-1830
Primary Description: 
Whale-oil Lamp. Lead glass, colorless; combination of free-blown and pressed parts; small free-blown cylindrical font, supported by hollow inverted baluster between triple-ring knops, pressed standard with ribbed column rising from stepped clover-leaf base (stepped quatrefoil), fluted on inside halfway up column.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S., Source
1950-07-31
Color: 
Material: 
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 205, #799; BIB# 30457