Whale oil lamp

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Object Name: 
Whale oil lamp
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
86.4.108
Dimensions: 
H: 11.2 cm, D (foot): 10.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1815-1835
Credit Line: 
Bequest of the Estate of Martha J. Herpst
Primary Description: 
Colorless, blue lead glasses; blown. Spherical deep blue font with tin double wick whale oil burner, applied colorless funnel- foot curved up to form a saucer base; rough pontil mark inside foot.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Serra, Anne, Former Collection
Herpst Estate, Martha J., Source
Technique: