Oil lamp

Object Number: 
1947.444
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.
Gallery Label: 
The wooden base was added at a later date.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. John V. Irwin
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group