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Oil lamp

Title:
Oil lamp
Date: 
1840-1860
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 3/4 x 3 3/4 in. ( 14.6 x 9.5 cm )
Description: 
Brass oil lamp with saucer base narrow turned shaft with conical reservoir with single wick; saucer has half ring handle with thumbrest.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. E. Lawrence Sumpter
Object Number: 
1957.127
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group