Whale oil lamp

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Object Name: 
Whale oil lamp
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
84.4.268
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 18.4 cm, Diam: 10.1 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1827-1835
Credit Line: 
Gift in memory of Charles H. and Alice Wendt Voorhees
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown, pressed. Conical blown font with circular opening at top; small applied wafer at base of font with larger wafer below; applied stem which ends in a flat, pressed circular foot with concentric ribbing and a band of gadrooning on top surface and rough pontil mark on lower surface.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Voorhees Collection, Charles H. and Alice Wendt, Former Collection
Webster, Elizabeth Voorhees, Source
Color: 
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