Betty lamp

Betty lamp
Title
Betty lamp
Date 
ca. 1850
Medium 
Iron
Dimensions 
Overall: 4 x 3 3/4 x 2 3/4 in. ( 10.2 x 9.5 x 7 cm )
Description 
Sheet iron heart-shaped fat lamp with hinged cover with strap upright armature with attached hook.
Credit Line 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Object Number 
1920.53
Gallery Label 
According to Donald Fennimore, many objects of this type came into New York.
Provenance 
Formerly of the George W. Nash Collection of Ulster County, New York Household Artifacts
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group