Oil lamp

Object Number: 
1937.1648b
Date: 
1830-1850
Medium: 
Glass, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/2 x 3 in. ( 14 x 7.6 cm )
Description: 
Colorless blown lead glass oil lamp; spherical font with vertical rim decorated with wheel-engraved band of vines and flowers with solid cylindrical peg with pontil mark; flared metal double wick holder.
Gallery Label: 
Peg lamps were intended to fit into candlesticks.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group