Whale Oil Lamp

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Object Name: 
Whale Oil Lamp
Accession Number: 
73.4.125 B
Dimensions: 
(A) H: 28.2 cm; (B) H: 28.6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1830-1840
Web Description: 
The base of this lamp is marked with the initials of the New England Glass Company.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Richard A. Bourne Co., Ltd., Source
Category: 
Primary Description: 
Opaque white, lead glass; blown, pressed. Conical shape blown font; bulbous knop with wafer on each side below; lower three-part wafer attaches font to base which is pressed in a hollow stepped square with columnar corners; basket of flowers on each side and lion's head on each top corner; inside base opposite bottom, inscribed: "NEG / ER:SR".
Title Unknown (Royal Ontario Museum)
Venue(s)
Royal Ontario Museum 1979-06 through 1979-06