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Oil lamp

Oil lamp
Title
Oil lamp
Date 
1850-1900
Medium 
Metal, brass, tin, iron
Dimensions 
Overall: 7 1/2 x 4 1/8 in. ( 19 x 10.5 cm )
Description 
Double burner whale oil lamp painted brown with acorn top and separate filling place, on straight shaft and circular base.
Credit Line 
Gift of Grace A. Garrison
Object Number 
1919.15
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group