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Oil lamp

Oil lamp
Title
Oil lamp
Date 
1840-1860
Medium 
Pewter, wood, mahogany, iron
Dimensions 
Overall: 10 1/2 x 6 1/4 in. ( 26.7 x 15.9 cm )
Description 
Britannia metal whale oil lamp with cylindrical fuel reservoir, baluster stem and molded mahogany base.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mr. John V. Irwin
Object Number 
1947.444
Gallery Label 
The wooden base was added at a later date.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group