Whale-oil Lamp Filler

Object Name: 
Whale-oil Lamp Filler

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Object Name: 
Whale-oil Lamp Filler
Accession Number: 
50.4.357
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 9 cm; Neck Diam: 4.25 cm; Body Diam (max): 7.5 cm; Foot Diam: 5.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1810-1840
Primary Description: 
Whale-oil Lamp Filler. Green or bottle glass, light green; free-blown; asymmetrical globular body with short cylindrical neck, wide disc-based pouring tube on front, and, on back, applied narrow-loop handle with turned-back tip; applied heavy crude circular foot pushed into body at center and with ring-glass pontil mark on base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S., Source
1926
to
1950-07-31
Hurry, Renwick, Former Collection
1926
Color: 
Material: 
American Glass (1948) (1948) illustrated, #11, pl. 61; BIB# 25297