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Chamber lamp

Chamber lamp
Title
Chamber lamp
Date 
1870-1900
Medium 
Brass
Dimensions 
Overall: 4 1/2 x 7 1/4 in. ( 11.4 x 18.4 cm )
Description 
Camphene lamp with tapered cylindrical font saucer dish and curved strap handle attached at saucer edge and top edge of font.
Credit Line 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number 
1937.1515
Gallery Label 
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Provenance 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group