Whale Oil Lamp

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Object Name: 
Whale Oil Lamp
Accession Number: 
2009.4.66
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 23.6 cm, W: 8 cm, D: 7.9 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1800-1825
Credit Line: 
Purchased with funds from the Gladys M. and Harry A. Snyder Memorial Trust
Primary Description: 
Almost colorless glass with purple tint. Lamp with pressed base, hollow baluster standard with chain-link decoration joined with a bladed wafer attachment to pattern molded font and metal burner at top.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Lyon, Kenneth W., Source
2009-07-27
Lyon, Sylvia Applebee (Mrs. Kenneth), Source
2009-07-27
Technique: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
725
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Sticker On underside of base Small rectangular white sticker with handwritten blue text.